Joseph Gordon-Levitt Shuts Down Gay Rumors

Posted on September 25th, 2013 at 1:50 pm


Leave it to Howard Stern to get to the bottom of a gay rumor.

For months -- and possibly years -- Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been rumored to be gay. The Don Jon actor, who is extremely private, hasn't addressed them. In fact, he told Out magazine, "That would be really tacky -- they would win if I had to clarify."

But, when you go on Howard's radio show -- nothing is off limits. Somehow Howard found out that 32-year-old has a girlfriend.

Joseph says he met her through "mutual friends." Of course, Howard pressed further and Joseph would only say, "I have a girlfriend but I tend not to really like to talk about it in public. She is not in show business."

He added, "The girl I'm with, she really doesn't want to be part of it. You can imagine not wanting to have that kind of scrutiny." Joseph says he wants to stay out of tabloids. "I get up in movies and I play other people, so when the audience is watching me in movies, I don't want them thinking about me and who I'm dating," he said. "I want them to see the character, the story that I'm telling."

  • 6 Responses

    1. ampay says:

      The interview only confirms he’s gay. Who would be in a “long term relationship” with a woman and talk about finding the right person?

    2. Raven says:

      He’s not. There’s nothing wrong with not wanting to publicize your relationship.

    3. greg rhame says:

      he is gay. i boned him.

    4. Judy says:

      Who should care if he is or isn’t? Would it make him any less of a person, actor or musician? I for one don’t care. I wish he would come down from his cloud for a bit and be that sweet, humble and adorable little guy he always was that made him famous. But I guess they have to grow up too:((( Mysterious Skin provoked a lot of controversy for him but it doesn’t define him.

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