PDA

View Full Version : Ross the internt on the Tonight Show


YogSothoth
10-28-2010, 12:33 PM
Has he ever said unequivocally that he's gay?

I remember him showing up a few years ago in sketches and he was pretty flaming from the start. I've since watched a lot less Tonight Show but happen to catch the one last night where he was at the World Series. In it he makes a joke about a "beard", which can mean "a person who is used as a romantic partner to conceal one's sexual orientation".

I generally don't like to make guesses about people's sexuality because I have horrible gaydar, but Ross is pinging the gaydar pretty wildly. Has he ever just come out and say he's gay?

deedeeknowit
10-28-2010, 12:49 PM
He speaks of his sexuality often as a regular on the Chelsea Lately show.
I think he's got a great sense of humor.

Infovore
10-28-2010, 02:19 PM
If Ross isn't gay, my gaydar is irrevocably broken and should be tossed out in the trash. :)

BTW, in addition to his "beard" comment last night, he also made a very obvious "well, *duh*" sort of reply when Jay asked him if he was enjoying San Francisco.

pepperlandgirl
10-28-2010, 03:22 PM
I knew Ross in college. He's never been coy about his sexuality.

etv78
10-28-2010, 05:00 PM
His wikipedia page mentions he's openly gay.

The Second Stone
10-29-2010, 02:39 AM
Was Liberace gay? Was Truman Capote? Ross is somewhere between them on the flamboyant scale, but not on the isn't it obvious scale.

outlierrn
10-29-2010, 03:32 AM
I dunno, have you seen him with the crocodile hunter? At 3:51 he tells Steve Irwin to call him sweetheart, I got 5 bucks on gay.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXbCY_yRWOc

BigT
10-30-2010, 01:08 AM
Yeah, I think even horrible gaydar could pick up on Ross. Even on the Tonight Show, he would throw in all those little references like the one the OP caught.

If he wasn't gay, I'd say he was trying to make people think he was.

What I'm more impressed by is his voice. Usually the up pitching typical of gay men sounds like an affectation to me, but on him and the guy who plays Kurt in Glee, it sounds 100% natural--like there's no straining involved.

(I don't mean it actually is an affectation, just that they could have healthier vocal production if they'd lower their pitch. I'm a vocal major--I notice these things.)

Darth Nader
10-30-2010, 01:51 AM
Was Liberace gay?Buddy Cole's opinion (http://www.open-windows.net/celebrities/buddy-cole-kids-in-the-hall-gay-bar-monologue/).

Sir T-Cups
10-30-2010, 11:44 AM
Was Liberace gay?


"And who knew Liberace was gay? I mean...women loved him"

Hampshire
10-30-2010, 02:59 PM
He was in Minneapolis this year for the Gay Pride parade and was doing radio interviews for it.

Ruby
10-30-2010, 03:20 PM
I love Ross's wit. Funny guy. Definitely gay and proud.

Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil@straightdope.com

Send comments about this website to: webmaster@straightdope.com

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Advertise on the Straight Dope!
(Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks.)

Copyright 2018 STM Reader, LLC.