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Here are our Top 10 picks for celebrities who send personalized messages on Cameo

Kathy Najimy, Michael Sam, and James Van Der Beek are among the celebrities on   Loving a celebrity from afar can be a lonely endeavor, but what if a dose of love from your favorite stars could land directly in your email inbox? That option is now a reality. If the celebrities get paid, of course. provides the “why didn’t anybody think of this before?” fee-based service of  having actors, singers, models, reality stars, and all other players in the fame game, record a person...
Tags: Feature, Celebrities, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Netflix, Caitlyn Jenner, Michael Sam, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Steve Grand, Leslie Jordan, Chris Hanson, Gloria Gaynor, Jerry, Carnie Wilson, Wilson Phillips

Doritos delivered lots of awesome queer Super Bowl ad contenders

We don’t know yet how many commercials will queer up the San Francisco vs. Kansas City matchup at the Super Bowl this year but one likelihood is a new Microsoft Surface Pro 7 spot about the NFL San Francisco 49ers’ assistant coach, Katie Sowers.  She is the league’s first openly gay coach, male or female, though the ad doesn’t mention her sexuality because that’s so 1998. In the only nod to her pioneering position, she says, “I’m not just here to be the token female, I’m here to help us wi...
Tags: Microsoft, Entertainment, Doritos, US, Lifestyle, San Francisco, Super Bowl Ads, Super Bowl, Jordan, Kansas City, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Leslie Jordan, Gary, Barbara, PepsiCo Frito Lay

WATCH: Gus Kenworthy teams up with disabled teen to win unique contest

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by gus kenworthy (@guskenworthy) on Jan 23, 2020 at 5:08pm PST Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy and disabled teen competitor Palmer Lyons teamed up together yesterday to win a unique skiing competition in Aspen, Colorado. Kenworthy, 28, doubled up with the 17-year-old Lyons as part of the inaugural Special Olympics Unified Skiing event at the X Games. The Special ...
Tags: England, Hope, Instagram, Life, US, Lifestyle, Palmer, Espn, Sochi, Aspen, X Games, Great Britain, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gus Kenworthy, Leslie Jordan

This Week’s Shows: Dec. 16-22

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: All Time Low, DIIV, Joel Taylor, Robert Francis, Colyer, SiR, Whispertown, James Vickery, LA Takedown, Rooney, UMI, the Habits, Waterparks, Il Divo, DaBaby, Kiefer Sutherland, Sebastian, Hellyeah, Ezra Collective, Zealyn, Chris Isaak, Hepa.Titus, X, the Milk Carton Kids, Jaden & Willow, Ozma, Lola Kirke, Ginger Root, Teddy Swims, Fatlip, Thursday, Shoreline Mafia, the Grouch, Eric Bellinger, Anita Baker, the Growlers, My Chemical Romance, Quitapenas, Francisca Vale...
Tags: Preview, Adam Lambert, Alain Whyte, All Time Low, Anita Baker, Ariana Grande, Batushka, Bleachers, Chris Isaak, Colyer, DaBaby, Diiv, Eric Bellinger, Ezra Collective, Ezra Furman, Fatlip

Long Beach’s Vicki Lawrence returns to television after 30 years

By Barbara Kingsley-Wilson Contributing Writer  Longtime Long Beach resident Vicki Lawrence is best known as an ensemble player in the iconic “Carol Burnett Show” and later as the star of “Mama’s Family,” which ran from 1983 to 1990. Now Lawrence, 69, finds herself starring in a TV show for the first time in 30 years. “The Cool Kids” centers around a group of trouble-making seniors who, according to Fox publicists, believe “growing old with dignity is for chumps.” Lawrence plays the bawdy, rum-s...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, California, Glen Campbell, America, Sport, Fox, Carol Burnett, Soccer, Long Beach, Carrie Underwood, Philadelphia, Bob Marley, Local News, Voice, Carol

‘The Cool Kids’ Star Leslie Jordan Says He Can Finally Just ‘Play Me’

Leslie Jordan says his role in Fox‘s new comedy “The Cool Kids” is the first time in his career he’s been allowed to really play himself. “I grew up in a very religious, sort of homophobic environment and all of the sudden I’m getting to play this openly gay character who’s perfectly, perfectly content with […]
Tags: News, Events, Fox, Leslie Jordan, Martin Mull, Charlie Day, The Cool Kids

Hollywood’s LGBTQ history explored with Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles ‘The Pink Carpet’ concert

It just made sense. For its 39th season closer,   has decided to put together a concert that explores the portrayals of LGBTQ people on film. “Our offices are in West Hollywood,” said Joe Nadeau, the group’s artistic director and conductor. “We are surrounded by Hollywood, which is the filmmaking center of the universe.” Dubbed “The Pink Carpet,” the concert – coming to Glendale’s Alex Theatre for three performances, two on Saturday, June 23 and the last on Sunday, June 24 – takes audiences on a...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Glendale, Theater, Bette Midler, Cole Porter, Southern California, West Hollywood, Leslie Jordan, Marlene Dietrich, Jane, Karen Walker

FOX Fall 2018 – 2019 Schedule Announced

FOX fall 2018 – 2019 schedule announced Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today will unveil the FOX primetime slate for the 2018-2019 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. The new comedies joining the lineup this fall are Rel and The Cool Kids. Inspired by the life of Lil Rel Howery (Get Out, Insecure, The Carmichael Show), Rel is a multi-camera comedy starring Howery as a l...
Tags: TV, New York, Movies, Abc, New York City, NFL, Los Angeles, Nasa, Noah, Gotham, Chicago, Fox, Showtime, Broadway, TV News, Neil Degrasse Tyson

David Alan Grier, Martin Mull Among Four Cast in Fox Pilot ‘Cool Kids’ From ‘It’s Always Sunny’ Team

The Fox retirement home comedy pilot “Cool Kids” has added four cast members, Variety has confirmed. David Alan Grier will play Hank, a mischievous schemer and one of the “Cool Kids” living in Shady Meadows retirement community with his three best friends from his childhood in Brooklyn. Leslie Jordan will play Sid, a cautious hypochondriac with […]
Tags: News, Fox, Brooklyn, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Leslie Jordan, Hank, Sid, David Alan Grier, David Alan Grier Martin

The High Five: Searching to help Mexico City and other top trends this week

Each week, we take a look at the most-searched trends (with help and data from the team at Google News Lab). Here are a few top trends from this week: Mexico City earthquake A fatal earthquake rocked Mexico City this week, and people turned to Google to find out how they can aid the recovery. Two of the top questions in the U.S. were “What fault line is Mexico City on?” and “Where to donate for the earthquake in Mexico?” Those questions were both in the top five searched questions in Mexico City...
Tags: Google, Nbc, Mexico, Trends, Search, North Dakota, Mexico City, Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Louisiana, Hulu, Leslie Jordan, Karen Walker, Barb, Billie Jean King, Delaware North Carolina

Theater News: Dan Butler Replaces Leslie Jordan in Warhol Capote at A.R.T.

Butler will take on the role of author Truman Capote in the world-premiere production.
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Theater News: Dan Butler Replaces Leslie Jordan in WARHOLCAPOTE at A.R.T.

Butler will take on the role of author Truman Capote in the world-premiere production.
Tags: Theatre, Leslie Jordan, Dan Butler

Stephen Spinella and Leslie Jordan Will Lead Michael Mayer- Helmed WARHOL CAPOTE at the ART

The American Repertory Theater A.R.T. at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will soon present Warhol Capote, adapted by Rob Roth and directed by Michael Mayer featuring Stephen Spinella as Warhol and Leslie Jordan as Capote. Performances begin on Saturday, September 9 and run through Friday, October 13 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Harvard University, Warhol, Leslie Jordan, Diane Paulus, Michael Mayer, Loeb Drama Center, BWW News Desk, American Repertory Theater A R T, Rob Roth, Diane Quinn, Brattle St Cambridge, Stephen Spinella, Leslie Jordan Will Lead Michael Mayer

Theater News: Leslie Jordan and Stephen Spinella to Take On Truman Capote and Andy Warhol

The new play will be presented at American Repertory Theater.
Tags: Theatre, Andy Warhol, Leslie Jordan, Stephen Spinella

Tom Atwood photographed queer heroes for 15 years and the results are absolutely stunning

Photographer Tom Atwood’s second book is a feast for the eyes, propping up LGBTQ heroes who break the mold. Over the course of fifteen years, he documented these intriguing and eccentric personalities in their own homes for Kings & Queens in Their Castles. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-queerty_article_inline_unit_1"); }); After perusing local bookstores for gay photography collections, Atwood realized the vast maj...
Tags: Photography, New York, Washington, Life, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Noah, New Jersey, Npr, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Leslie Jordan, Monica, Randal Kleiser, Marc Anthony

Film Review: ‘A Very Sordid Wedding’

Writer-director Del Shores’ 2000 comedy “Sordid Lives” could be described as John Waters meets Jeff Foxworthy, a collision of you-might-be-a-redneck tackiness and camp grotesquerie, like the Deep South made over by drag queens. Despite mostly withering reviews, the film picked up a cult following in LGBT circles, inspiring a short-lived television series in 2008 and now a sequel, “A... Read more »
Tags: Reviews, Film, Leslie Jordan, John Waters, Jeff Foxworthy, Bonnie Bedelia, Caroline Rhea, Del Shores

It’s happening: NBC just ordered 10 new “Will & Grace” episodes

Well, it’s official: As of Wednesday, NBC has ordered ten new episodes of Will & Grace that will reunite series stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally. As Entertainment Weekly reports, they’ll each be airing during their 2017-2018 TV season. The new comes following lots of speculation, and some hemming and hawing from Messing, who said “nothing beyond talks” after Leslie Jordan said the project was indeed moving forward, which indeed it is. Mat Mutchnick and David K...
Tags: Feature, Nbc, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Karen, Dave, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Topstory_primary, Leslie Jordan, James Burrows, Robert Greenblatt, Megan Mullally, Mutchnick

Debra Messing just threw ice cold water on those ‘Will & Grace’ reunion rumors

Leslie Jordan had everyone all excited earlier this week when he said the iconic ’90s sitcom Will & Grace would be returning to the small screen in 2017. Speaking to  KPBS, the 61-year-old sweet tea thrower said: “It was a huge part of my life and then I won the Emmy and it’s back.” Related: Behind The Scenes Of ‘Will & Grace’ Reunion Is A Heaping Dose Of Nostalgia He continued: “Here’s the way it works (NBC) has ordered 10. It’ll be for next season, so it’ll go on in July and then they’ll add...
Tags: Feature, Television, Nbc, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Karen, Hillary Clinton, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Topstory_primary, Leslie Jordan, Debra Messing, Leslie, Megan Mullally, Will & Grace, Max Mutchnick

‘Will & Grace’ Revival Rumors: Debra Messing Hints At TV Series Not Pushing Through

“Will & Grace” alum Debra Messing recently weighed in on rumors that NBC has picked up a 10-episode revival for the TV show. On her Twitter account, the actress contradicted what her former co-star, Leslie Jordan, said in 2016 about the revival being a sure go. Messing said that Jordan was wrong because nothing has been confirmed yet, and everything is still up in the air as of the moment.
Tags: News, Nbc, Jordan, Leslie Jordan

Will & Grace' Is Coming Back

NBC has read your letters, heard your prayers and graciously accepted that Megan Mullally-themed martini glass you send to its offices every Christmas. And now, finally, “Will & Grace” is set to receive the revival treatment.  Actor Leslie Jordan, who played Karen Walker’s frenemy Beverley Leslie throughout the series, confirmed on Thursday that the beloved sitcom is indeed returning for 10 episodes, more than a decade after the series ended in 2006. “It’s back. NBC has ordered it,” Jordan reve...
Tags: News, Nbc, San Diego, Jordan, Huffington Post, Sean Hayes, Leslie Jordan, Cole Delbyck, Karen Walker, Will Grace, Megan Mullally, Beverley Leslie

Will & Grace Confirmed for Ten-Episode NBC Revival!

We've suspected it for several months, but now, thanks to Leslie Jordan, the news is official Will amp Grace is coming back for revival on NBC According to Entertainment Tonight, the beloved and groundbreaking sitcom will begin filming this summer, just in time for Donald Trump's first year as the President. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Lady GaGa Makes Her WTF Debut On American Horror Story: Roanoke! Get The Unsettling Recap!

What happens in the woods doesn't always stay in the woods! Wednesday's episode of American Horror Story: Roanoke may have not given too many hints about the season's unusual format, but the haunting hour still managed to gross us out! Related: Scream Queens Serves Up Its Grossest Episode Yet! The latest chapter of the horror anthology gave a little backstory on the settlers haunting Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr., showed a glimpse behind the scenes of the show-within-a-show My Roanoke Night...
Tags: Wtf, Celebs, Cricket, Louisiana, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr, Leslie Jordan, Lee, Matt, Mason, Shelby, Flora, Roanoke, Kathy Bates, Cheyenne Jackson, Priscilla

What Happened To The Roanoke Colonists, According To 'American Horror Story'

This week’s episode of “American Horror Story” is brought to you by George R. R. Martin. All trespassers must die. We’re already halfway to that big thing-you-think-you’re-watching-is-not-what-you’re-watching twist that series co-creator Ryan Murphy promised around Episode 6, but things have already gotten pretty weird and very bloody. Most importantly, we learn that Matt and Shelby’s (Cuba Gooding Jr and Sarah Paulson) house is super haunted thanks to the murderous Roanoke colonists who once l...
Tags: England, News, Lady Gaga, Ryan Murphy, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr, Huffington Post, Leslie Jordan, Sara Boboltz, Matt, Shelby, Roanoke, John White, Kathy Bates, Priscilla, Khaleesi

American Horror Story Season 6, Episode 3 Recap: Bad Romance

Spoiler Alert: This article contains spoilers for Episode 3 of American Horror Story: Roanoke.Lady Gaga's big reveal was as Gaga-esque as it could possibly be. We've caught quick glimpses of her in the previous two episodes, hanging out at Kathy Bates' — now known as The Butcher — big Puritan bonfire parties. Then, we saw a shadow of her when she saved The Butcher's life earlier in this episode. But nothing prepared me for the sight of woodland creature Gaga up against a tree as Cuba Gooding Jr...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Fbi, Leonardo Dicaprio, New Orleans, Lady Gaga, Ellen, Cuba, Ryan Murphy, Gaga, Leslie Jordan, Lee, Matt, Mason, Emily, Shelby

Bagpipes, Baseball Bats, And Blood: 8 Times We Fought Back Against Homophobes

From the Stonewall riots to Anita Bryant getting a pie in her face, history isn’t exactly hurting for examples of the gay community banding together to fight in the face of adversity. But with the advent of smartphones and social media, more and more stories are demonstrating how individuals are sticking it to homophobes in big and little ways every week. For example, just yesterday, we saw what one badass can do with a bagpipe when confronted with antigay discrimination:   As you’ll see bel...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Lifestyle, Atlanta, Georgia, Jesus, Starbucks, Jordan, Donald Trump, Family Research Council, Orlando, Westboro Baptist Church, Jesus Christ, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Topstory_secondary

Lady GaGa Will Give You The Chills In NEW American Horror Story Teaser — Watch!

ANOTHER teaser?! Just yesterday, we were treated to a trio of tantalizing trailers for season 6 of American Horror Story and we couldn't have been more pumped -- but now we have more! About a month ago, we were given the first teaser image for the upcoming season of one of our favorite spooky shows, and yesterday's teasers pretty much confirmed that we're getting a farmhouse setting -- but what about Lady GaGa?! Related: Girl Meets World Is Having Its Biggest Boy Meets World Reunion Yet! Well af...
Tags: Celebs, Leslie Jordan

American Horror Story Dangles Season 6 Theme In Front Of Fans With THREE Terrifying New Teasers!

Oh, the horror!!! It's been over six months since Ryan Murphy & Co. permanently checked out of Hotel, and yet we STILL don't have any clue about the theme for American Horror Story Season 6! While we knew Murder House, Asylum, Coven, Freak Show, and Hotel long before their usual October premieres, all we really knew about the 2016 anthology installment was that it had something to do with children... until now, that is. Play: Rank The American Horror Story Season 6 Fan Theories! That's because w...
Tags: Celebs, France, Leslie Jordan, Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Gay San Francisco Supervisor Outsmarts Muggers, Leads Them To Police

Move over, Leslie Jordan. San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener foiled a would be mugging during the holidays with the kind of quick thinking that has made him the city’s respected openly gay elected representative. As he walking to the subway from his Castro District home, he was surrounded by a woman and two large men as he pulled out his iPhone to check his messages. The woman swiped the phone from his hand, as the men stood by, menacing, and demanded five hundred bucks for its return. Wiene...
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