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Robert De Niro opens up about gay father in 'Out': 'I wish we had spoken about it much more'

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Just in time for Father’s Day, Robert De Niro is losing his tough exterior for a revealing new HBO documentary about his late father, Robert De Niro Sr. — a struggling artist who was also openly gay.

In an emotional Out magazine interview, De Niro opened up about his father’s legacy and the responsibility he feels to tell the elder De Niro’s story in the most honest way possible. “I felt I had to. I felt obligated. It was my responsibility to make a documentary about him,” the Academy Award winner says. “It was not intended to be on HBO. It was just something I wanted to do.” Originally, De Niro intended simply to make the film for his own kids, using archival footage from the ’70s with the help of Martin Scorsese’s editor Thelma Schoonmaker. READ FULL STORY

Bryan Singer 'Out' magazine interview: Director discusses his complex sexuality

In the wake of a recent sexual assault allegation, director Bryan Singer has been out of the public spotlight, declining to do any press or interviews for his upcoming film X-Men: Days of Future Past.

However, before the accusations, he opened up in an interview with Out magazine about his complicated sexuality, homophobia in his films, and his reaction to Ellen Page’s powerful coming out. An editor’s note on the Out website states that “Singer declined additional comment to Out beyond this public statement released last month.” READ FULL STORY

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