Glee’s Ryan Murphy Gives Lesbian Role To Straight Actress Anne Hathaway. What about Gay Actors Playing Gay Roles?

Openly gay Ryan Murphy the creator of “Glee” who once called for the boycott of Newsweek following their publication of Ramin Setoodeh’s controversial “Straight Jacket” article about “gay actors playing straight” controversy which then lead into the “gay actors playing gay” controversy Will now lead into a new “straight actors playing gay” bitchfest because Murphy has cast straight Anne Hathaway to play Kurt Hummel’s gay aunt. 

Personally I think whoever can play the role the best should get the part.  But you know after John Stamos, Gwyneth Paltrow, Carol Burnett, and now Anne Hathaway.  Its kind of obvious how Murphy now does his casting. It;s all about the name baby. 

Don’t get me wrong.  I like GLEE.  Well Season 1 & 2 anyway. before it became and “The One Where Lea Michelle HAS to sing at least one song every episode show.”  And maybe Season 4 will be better than Season 3 if Murphy can move out of his fame whoredom which is doubtful with the GLEE Reality Series coming out and all soon but I one can hope.

So I suggest a way for Murphy to cast gay and keep his fame whore casting intact.

John Barrowman and Rupert Everette for Rachel’s gay dads. 

I will accept no less.


Will Kohler

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