Ever since publicist Howard Bragman announced that he is developing a reality show for A&E (so far called “Coming Out”) in which celebrities come OUT of the closet – we have been in a state of excited anticipation. This is monumental news for people in the gossip business. Howard is responsible for the tasteful “coming out” of gay clients such as Dick Sargent, Chaz Bono, and Lance Bass. Bragman is actively searching for closeted celebs to appear on the show and we predict he’s got a tough job ahead of him. It’s way more exciting than Celebrity Rehab and if they pay enough, who knows WHO might come out of the closet!


Posted by Janet on July 23, 2010

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  1. By Palermo
    On July 24, 2010 at

    Nobody should force anybody to come out of the closet, if you want to stay inside, then do so. And a big huge UGH to yet another reality show.

  2. By SebastianCanada
    On July 24, 2010 at

    With the world economy still in the tank, and gay men known to have better disposable incomes than heterosexuals and lesbians, the corporate world is going to seriously court the gay demographic. It is going to be more and more acceptable to be gay, until it is almost trendy. People will come out of the closet in droves. The concept for this show is just ahead of the trend. I predict massive success, and a place in pop culture history.

  3. By SebastianCanada
    On July 24, 2010 at

    P.S. the trend has already started with the D-listers. Look at Lance Bass, who would have been completely forgotten if not for his outing and his “hot” boyfriends. He and other D-listers have made first or second careers being celebrity gays.

  4. By Reta
    On July 24, 2010 at


  5. By Reta
    On July 24, 2010 at

    Okay, it takes all of two seconds to say “I’m gay!” Now, what will the rest of the show be about? Sounds INCREDIBLY STUPID to me!

  6. By Palermo
    On July 24, 2010 at

    I agree Reta, NEXT

  7. By Indy
    On July 24, 2010 at

    Reta, I also agree. 2 seconds, maybe 3, to say “I’m gay”. Then what?….give a blow by blow (no pun intended) of their activities?

    Palermo, (Right) Triple UGH to more reality c**p.

  8. By SebastianCanada
    On July 24, 2010 at

    I agree it will be crap, but there will be no shortage of material. There will be the coming out…to the friends, then the agonizing with friends over coming out to the family, then the coming out to the family, then the realization that the friends are great but a gay support system is needed, then there is the adopting of the full gay lifestyle. And, there ya go, a full season using just one gay celeb.

  9. By clementine
    On July 24, 2010 at

    I’m assuming these will be D list celebs, or celebs we all guessed were already gay (Ricky Martin) and that no one will care one way or another. I agree that folks who are in the closet should be allowed to stay and not forced out by society, or even worse, a stupid reality show. God, I hate reality shows so much…

  10. By Reta
    On July 24, 2010 at

    Maybe they can get Cap’n Asshole as their first FFFFFFFFFF list’r. Everybody and their brother knows HE’s gay and craving the big black dicks. Can’t WAIT to see who they line up for THOSE roles! Altho they’re going to have to roll him out into the middle of the street first and hose him down good and proper with a firetruck hose and some horse soap and antiseptic before he’ll be a little less repulsive so the camera crew can get close enough to shoot his “cuming out” where he finally finds his tiny pee pee in the dank folds of his apron-belly…

  11. By Lenny
    On July 24, 2010 at

    Damn Reta, step off Captains neck. Anyway, this just another sign how far we’ve fallen as a nation. There’s no entertainment anymore.

  12. By Persi
    On July 25, 2010 at

    I think the series idea is good but Bragman is a jerk. He couldn’t even get his client Barry Manilow to admit he’s gay, even though he tried to exploit Barry about it a few months ago.

  13. By Bettye Bluejay
    On July 25, 2010 at

    Barry Manilow was married for goodness sake! He’s not gay!

  14. By Bettye Bluejay
    On July 25, 2010 at

    Barry Manilow was married for goodness sake! He’s not gay!

  15. By Reta
    On July 25, 2010 at

    Bettye: This time I’m on the other team, you do know, don’t you, that Rock Hudson was married for a time as well. Does that make you think of anything? I’d bet my firstborn grandchildren Manilow is gay, so I think I do have SOME kind of gaydar going off here. For years he was Bette Midler’s pianist in the bathhouses when they were first starting out their careers.

  16. By SebastianCanada
    On July 25, 2010 at

    Hurrah! Reta, welcome to the dark side. The beard spotting is every second Saturday, location TBA.

    You do not need gaydar to see that Manilow is gay, you just need to not be legally blind.

  17. By Palermo
    On July 25, 2010 at

    Elton John was married to a woman once too, what does that prove? Good grief …

  18. By SebastianCanada
    On July 25, 2010 at

    Fag-hags must have very sleek fingers – it is always easy to get a wedding ring on one.

  19. By captain america
    On July 25, 2010 at

    ……a new sort of punnishment?

  20. By Reta
    On July 25, 2010 at

    Yes, Palermo, Elton WAS married before, I remember that well. There will always be some wierd female somewhere that is willing to do a “favor” I guess.
    And Sebastian, don’t worry bout me baby, I’ve always been on the dark side. Just trying to figure out what kind of “pun” Gerard Vandenburg/Cap’n Asshole is raving about this time…it’s all a joke to Gerard’s Asshole!

  21. By strom
    On July 26, 2010 at

    Will Whitney Houston finally come out?

  22. By SebastianCanada
    On July 26, 2010 at

    Reta most women have a thing for gay boys at some point in their lives, hence the existence of teen idols and the popularity of actors who work in soap operas, and on Broadway.

  23. By Norah
    On December 16, 2010 at

    I fail to see how coming out on the cover of what’s basically a tabloid for tons of money is “tasteful.”

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    On December 31, 2011 at

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  27. By Strom
    On December 31, 2011 at

    Maybe they can spice it up by adding statistics for deaths due to AIDS!


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