American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert has confessed what we all knew – and were cool with – already. “I don’t think it should be a surprise for anyone to hear that I’m gay,” he tells this week’s Rolling Stone magazine. He’s right!
The singer – who is dating hunky interior designer Drake LaBry – continues: “I’m proud of my sexuality,” he confides. “I embrace it. It’s just another part of me.”
Adam adds that Idol producers allowed him to handle coming out on his own terms. “I was worried that [coming out] would be so sensationalized that it would overshadow what I was there to do, which was sing,” he says. “I’m an entertainer, and who I am and what I do in my personal life is a separate thing. it shouldn’t matter. Except it does. It’s really confusing.”
Yet the heartthrob insists that he wants to be known for his passion, not who he sleeps with at night. “I’m trying to be a singer,” he says, “not a civil rights leader.” [Photo: RollingStone]
In 1985, Johnny Depp played a teen on the prowl in Private Resort. That same year, Michael J. Fox played a different kind of prowling adolescent in Teen Wolf. Both actors were born on June 9th. Which one is older?
It appears that the days of Shanna Moakler and Travis Barker dissing each other on MySpace are over. Travis has moved on to bashing Shanna through Twitter, and Shanna is – not responding!? What?! These two used to air their dirty laundry all over the internet.
Yesterday, Travis Twittered about motherhood, in a possible stab at Shanna.
Travis said, “Kids are not used as weapons. Deadbeat moms that sleep all day, seeking money, attention like to do so. Just hurts the kids in the end.”
In a second apparent diss, he said, “Giving birth 2 a child doesn’t make you a good mom. Taking care of them, loving them, waking up to them, spending time with them does.”
Shanna however, is not playing the Twitter game with her ex. “As I’ve said before Shanna is not going to play out her personal relationships in the media,” her rep said. [Photo: Getty Images]
Heather Graham is making the most of her first hit in years. Not only is she giving quotes about the glory of tantric sex and “good sex spells” while promoting The Hangover, she’s wearing droolworthy dresses that reaffirm what a lucky guy boyfriend Yaniv Raz must be . The Austin Powers star wore this tight tube with matching front and back cut-outs to her new film’s Irish premiere yesterday. Hard to believe she’s almost 40.
The best/worst movie remake ever? Music impresario Simon Cowell plans to remake legendary ‘70’s dance flick Saturday Night Fever. The TV judge has been locked down in intense negotiations with producer Robert Stigwood, who owns the rights, and has apparently convinced him to let him at it. Gah!
“Robert was keen to get some assurances the original wouldn’t be completely butchered before he agreed to the deal. Simon has been drawing up a list of people he wants to get involved. When that meets Robert’s expectations, the contracts will be signed,” says The Sun.
Well, with Zac Efron reportedly in the frame for the role of Tony Manero, which made John Travolta a megastar, what on earth could go wrong? Ahem. [Photos: Splash News Online, Getty Images]
Just as weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d almost forgotten all about him, Pete Doherty has reminded us that actually, heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the proper druggie musician around here, not Amy Winehouse. The ex-boyfriend of Kate Moss has been caught allegedly taking drugs on a flight to Switzerland, and was arrested last Friday.
Pete Ã¢â‚¬â€œ whose drug problems have been well documented over the (approximately)Ã‚Â last thousand yearsÃ¢â‚¬â€œ was found Ã¢â‚¬Å“slumpedÃ¢â‚¬Â in the toilets of the British Airways flight, and a hypodermic needle taken away by staff. After paying a fine, he was allowed to go and perform at a concert in Geneva. How? Why? At least some things, like death, taxes, and drug-addicted pop stars always stays the same, we guess.
The other half of Kelly Rutherford‘s ugly custody battle has finally entered the world. The Gossip Girl star gave birth to a little girl at 10 P.M. last night. Estranged husband and father Daniel Giersch not present.
Rutherford filed to end her two-year marriage with Giersch last December, while pregnant with their second child. The pair have fought regularly in court over their son Hermes, 2, debating everything from whether the child could visit the Gossip Girl set to whether it’s too stressful a time for him to potty train.
Superstar Madonna will finally be allowed to adopt little Mercy James from Malawi, according to a new report. The Sun claims that the three appeal judges who have been looking into her application to bring up the three year old are in agreement that she should be able to do so – two have apparently already filed their recommendations and the third is about to.
“Ecstatic” Madonna has already been told the news by her lawyer Alan Chinula, and it will be announced formally next Sunday. “The paperwork is being typed up now. All recommendations are in favour of the adoption taking place. Mercy should start packing her bags. She’s off to America,” says a source. Madonna’s application was originally turned down on the basis she hadn’t lived in the African country for 18 months, although she was previously allowed to adopt David Banda without fulfilling this criteria. [Photo: AFP]
Heidi Klum normally always looks fantastic, pregnant or otherwise, so we can only blame a rush of hormones to the head for this choice of outfit. Swathed in a cacophony of what looks like old curtains, Heidi’s followed in the footsteps of Drew Barrymore’s tablecloth tragedy in thinking more is more when it comes to material. It may be an economic way of getting a new look – just pop round to Grandma’s and get her to run you up a giant new catsuit with those 1960’s soft furnishings! – but we’re not convinced. [Photo: Splash News Online]
Spice Girl Geri Halliwell was spotted frolicking on vacation in Sardinia with her new boyfriend Henry Beckwith, a member of a well-to-do British family. The pair played on the beach, water-skied and hung with friends, with Geri sporting a slinky white bikini the entire time. Check out pics of the happy couple below. [Photo: Splash News Online]