September 25, 2012 4:31 PM
Rupert Everett: "nothing worse than gay parents"Pretty courageous of this gay icon to have his own opinion and express it:
Rupert Everett: 'There's nothing worse than gay parents'
Rupert Everett has spoken out against gay parents and said he "can't think of anything worse" than two men bringing up a child together.Photo: BBC
The star of the 1998 film Shakespeare in Love blazed a trail for gay actors when he came out as homosexual 20 years ago.
However, he has been criticised by gay rights groups after giving an interview in which he decried same-sex couples who have children.
The 53-year-old told the Sunday Times Magazine that his mother Sara had met his boyfriend but "still wishes I had a wife and kids."
"She thinks children need a father and a mother and I agree with her," he said. "I can't think of anything worse than being brought up by two gay dads.
"Some people might not agree with that. Fine! That's just my opinion.
"I'm not speaking on behalf of the gay community. In fact, I don't feel like I'm part of any 'community'.
Read more at UK Telegraph
Can't agree with him on the over population issue. He doesn't believe anyone should have children. And his opinion on the troops being wimps..makes me sick.
Posted by: Adrienne | September 25, 2012 4:47 PM