These days, a self-identified “straight” public figure will be caught acting rather, well, “gay.” Maintaining a Grindr profile, for instance. Soliciting sex in a public restroom. Or being snapped by paparazzi getting cozy with another dude on the beach. And when this occurs, you can bet the man who is caught, ahem, red handed, will quickly come up with an explanation (rationalization?) for the behavior.
Some excuses are more believable than others. Some are downright bizarro. But we’ll let you decide which ones are legit.
Check out these allegedly “straight” guys and the excuses they’ve made after being caught acting gay.
“I did it for the money”: Paul Canon and his gay-for-pay adult film careerThe gay-for-pay adult film actor “came out” to his family earlier this year during a trip home to discuss his career for a Broke Straight Boys produced reality series.
Dressed in a black t-shirt that read “I’m not gay, but $1000 is $1000,” the 22-year-old said: “I really don’t care about defining my own sexuality. At this point now, I don’t like labels, I can’t stand labels.”
Then he said he was sexually attracted to women.
His family, however, was not convinced. Canon’s father said he believed his son was gay. His two brothers agreed, saying they always felt he preferred men to women.
Eventually, Canon caved. Sort of. He said okay, maybe he liked guys, but he also liked girls.
“I guess I would be considered bisexual,” he meditated. “The reason I don’t like labels like that is bisexuality has this negative connotation of being confused, and I’m definitely not confused. I mean, I know what I like. I definitely find women attractive, but then there’s certain aspects of men that I find attractive.”
What can we say? Other than he’s 22. Continue reading