Ed Team

American Idol's Simon Cowell is not gay

Filed By Ed Team | February 28, 2008 7:08 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: American Idol, Britain, celebrity gossip, coming out of the closet, Daily Mail, rumors, Simon Cowell

"If I was, why hide it? It's not as if the music business would be an odd place for a gay man to work. And anyway, if I was trying to hide the fact that I was gay, I would be off playing rugby every Saturday, wouldn't I?"

-- American Idol judge Simon Cowell in an interview with Britain's Daily Mail

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Simon, gay men love rugby! Just think about the showers after the game, girlfriend!

I often wonder what human need is actually satisfied by the act of stereo-typing. People are different. Why can't that just be accepted?

If Cowell is straight man, his strong preference for sex with women is all that is necessary to define that orientation. He could be a florist or a beautician or rugby player.

Bottom line, it just doesn't matter. The only thing that is sad is when an individual denies their own orientation for the sake of societal acceptance.