Clooney: I Don't Care If People Say I'm Gay

'My private life is private,' says actor
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Mar 1, 2012 12:44 AM CST
George Clooney arrives for the 84th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – People can talk all they want, says George Clooney, even to call him gay. Despite his serial babe romances, some have speculated for years about Clooney's real sexual orientation. “I think it’s funny, but the last thing you’ll ever see me do is jump up and down, saying, ‘These are lies!’ That would be unfair and unkind to my good friends in the gay community," Clooney tells the Advocate. "I’m not going to let anyone make it seem like being gay is a bad thing. My private life is private, and I’m very happy in it." He adds: “Who does it hurt if someone thinks I’m gay? I’ll be long dead and there will still be people who say I was gay. I don’t give a..." (Read more George Clooney stories.)

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