Rachel Maddow gets personal about being gay in journalism - but is it more complicated than that?
Openly lesbian talk show host Rachel Maddow was recently interviewed by The Guardian about her rise to fame (Alex Baldwin’s talking about her on 30 Rock) and what she thinks of news anchors coming out. “I’m sure other people in the business have considered reasons why they’re doing what they’re doing,” says the host of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, “but I do think that if you’re gay you have a responsibility to come out.”
The bespectacled darling of both political left-leaners and the LGBT community (not to mention a source of crushing among the oh-so smart lesbian set) Maddow, who prefers sneakers to pumps, has never not been honest about being gay. And while she didn’t dare name any names in this recent interview, plenty of pundits have already cast speculations about which news folks may be desperately clinging to their closets. Does a certain silver-haired fox come to mind?
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