Tag Archives: Ramin Setoodeh

‘The View’ ladies cut off Sean Hayes on Newsweek controversy

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: The ladies of The View had the perfect opportunity this week to get reaction from Sean Hayes about the controversial Newsweek article by Ramin Setoodeh which claimed that he was not convincing as a straight man in Promises, Promises, a show for which he is nominated[...]

Cynthia Nixon joins blast against Newsweek writer

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: 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[...]

Kristin Chenoweth’s “Promises, Promises” producers stand behind her

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: More reaction to Ramin Setoodeh’s controversial Newsweek article in which he implies it’s impossible for openly gay actors to be believable as straight characters – including Tony nominee Sean Hayes in his current role opposite Kristin Chenoweth in “Promises, Promises.” Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, producers[...]

“Newsweek” writer Ramin Setoodeh will pay a visit to the set of Glee and sit down with the show’s writers.

By Greg Hernandez Hollywoodnews.com: Glee creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed that Newsweek writer Ramin Setoodeh will pay a visit to the set of Glee and sit down with the show’s writers. Murphy is clearly trying to educate the man who recently wrote an incredibly annoying and immature article about openly[...]

“Glee” creator joins the boycott of Newsweek

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Ryan Murphy has good reason to be upset with the Newsweek article by Ramin Setoodeh who does not believe that openly gay actors including Sean Hayes and Glee cast member Jonathan Groff can play straight convincingly. The writer, who is gay himself, wrote that Groff (pictured[...]

Cheyenne Jackson joins Kristen Chenoweth rebuttal against Newsweek writer

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: An article by Newsweek writer Ramin Setoodeh with the point of view that openly gay actors cannot play convincingly, has prompted some big showbiz names to speak out publicly. First Tony winner Kristen Chenoweth took the writer to task in a published rebuttal and now out[...]

Kristin Chenoweth stands up for gay actors playing straight parts

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Kristin Chenoweth is already a goddess in my mind and now, she is a hero. Ramin Setoodeh wrote an infuriating article for Newsweek.com in which he claims that Kristin’s current leading man on Broadway, Sean Hayes, is not convincing playing a straight man. Kristin has written[...]