Rupert Everett says gay actors treated as ‘second-class citizens’ in Hollywood

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Rupert Everett opened up that he has lost out on big roles because of his sexuality, in a Press Association interview.

“There’s tons of roles that I haven’t got for lots of different reasons, some of them probably for not being a good enough actor or doing a lousy audition — all that counts,” Everett, who is openly gay says.“But there were three or four big films, when I was successful, that I was absolutely blocked from, when the director and the other actors wanted me to be in the film, by a studio, just for the fact of being gay.”

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