May 25, 2017

Cynthia Nixon joins blast against Newsweek writer

By Greg Hernandez Cynthia Nixon, a Tony winner, Grammy winner and two-time Emmy winner, is a lesbian actress who very convincingly plays the straight character of Miranda in the Sex and the City franchise.

She’s also a very intelligent woman and LGBT activist who will speak out when she feels the need. The controversial article by Newsweek’s Ramin Setoodeh which essentially made the point that gay actors, once they are out publicly, are not convincing in straight roles.

“I think it’s horrible. I think it’s so horrible, and I think it’s really, really, really terrific that there has been such an enormous response and so much back-and-forth and discussion about it and people trying to explain to this gentleman why they’re so upset about what he wrote,” Cynthia told MTV News this week.

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About Greg Hernandez

Greg Hernandez has written about the entertainment world for more than a decade. He is a veteran of covering many Academy Awards shows (plus Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes) as well as film festivals, movie premieres and philanthropic events. Hernandez founded the popular Out In Hollywood blog while a writer and columnist for the "Los Angeles Daily News." He’s also a former staff writer at the "Los Angeles Times" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and has been a contributing writer to "The Advocate." Greg is the founder and editor of

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