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Old 11-03-06, 09:11 PM
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It's official: Doogie Howser is gay

This AP story just moved on the Entertainment wire at work. I don't think it's a huge deal or anything, but I know some people would be interested and I hadn't seen anything posted here.

Wasn't sure where to put this. I just stuck it here in the TV Talk because he's on a hit show right now. A little funny that he plays the ultimate woman chaser on How I Met Your Mother. But anyway, mods should feel free to move this if it isn't in the right forum or delete it if it has already been posted.

Here's the AP story:

Actor Neil Patrick Harris comes out, saying he is 'a very content gay man'

LOS ANGELES (AP) Neil Patrick Harris is gay and wants to quell any rumors to the contrary.
"(I) am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest,'' Harris tells People magazine's Web site.
The 33-year-old actor said he was motivated to disclose his sexuality because of recent "speculation and interest in my private life and relationships.''
Harris stars on the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother.'' He started on TV as a teen, playing the namesake doctor on the series "Doogie Howser, M.D.''
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Old 11-03-06, 09:13 PM
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Not that it matters but I would have never guessed that he was gay.
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Old 11-03-06, 09:23 PM
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Gay or straight...He's adorable!
Good for you, Doogie. Be happy!
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Doogie Style.
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Sadly, this also means Barney is gay.

Suit Up takes on a whole new meaning...
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At least he did Harold and Kumer Go to White Castle before coming out of the closet. Otherwise, the movie wouldn't have been as funny.
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"It's a f*cking sausage fest in here, bros. Let's get some poontang, THEN we'll go to White Castle."

Yeah that line wouldn't quite be the same now...
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Originally Posted by zuffy
At least he did Harold and Kumer Go to White Castle before coming out of the closet. Otherwise, the movie wouldn't have been as funny.
Wow. That scene in the movie w/ the naked broads in the car just doesn't have the same meaning anymore.
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Originally Posted by TheKing
Sadly, this also means Barney is gay.
How do you figure?

I guess that means Will on Will & Grace was actually straight.

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(BTW, good for you, Neil!)
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Old 11-03-06, 10:28 PM
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Who cares, I do not watch his shows and it means nothing to me.

I think I will announce I happy married man to the same woman for 16 years.
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Never would have thought it.
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Originally Posted by RobCA
How do you figure?

I guess that means Will on Will & Grace was actually straight.

Rob

(BTW, good for you, Neil!)
Just going with the title of the thread. If Doogie is gay, then Barney is gay, etc.
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Old 11-03-06, 10:53 PM
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I never even heard speculation that he might be gay - good for him that he's happily coming out.
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I wonder what Vinnie thinks of this pic now.

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Originally Posted by TheKing
Just going with the title of the thread. If Doogie is gay, then Barney is gay, etc.
Well, the thread title is misleading.

Doogie is not gay, but Neil loves the cock.
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Old 11-03-06, 11:23 PM
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mazel tov neil .. i'm sure your parents are very proud.
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Originally Posted by Goldberg74
I wonder what Vinnie thinks of this pic now.

vinnie from the sopranos would whack him
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Old 11-04-06, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by GuessWho
Well, the thread title is misleading.

Doogie is not gay, but Neil loves the cock.
I realize I was a little misleading with my thread title. But come on, who doesn't think of Doogie Howser when they see Neil Patrick Harris or hear his name? I was just trying to cut through all of that.
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Originally Posted by Goldberg74
I wonder what Vinnie thinks of this pic now.

I was actually thinking that it gives a whole new context to the whole window access bit from that show.
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This is news? It's been common knowledge for years that he was gay.

Good for him being able to find the courage to admit it to the public though.
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He played a gay character in "Next Best Thing".

So does every actor have to do a press release when they decide they're gay?
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Good for Doogie.
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Old 11-04-06, 06:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Alan Smithee
He played a gay character in "Next Best Thing".

So does every actor have to do a press release when they decide they're gay?
Sure, when they're outed and goaded by a moron like the one who runs perezhilton.com ... kinda had no choice.
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He also played a gay character on Will & Grace.

I'm sure stories like this also played a part in his deciding to come out now, and as publicly as he did. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

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