Top 15 Philippine Celebrities Rumored to be Gay
The rumor mill has it that the following people fancy the same sex. Of course, that's all it really is: a rumor--unless these individuals suddenly come out of the closet and declare their sexual preference to the world. Then again, who doesn't love rumors? Are they not the spice that makes Philippine Entertainment so juicy.
Therefore, switch on your "gaydars" and find out the celebrities celebrated by rumormongers as "not straight." Of course, for now, until proven guilty, let's give these people the benefit of the doubt.
- Barbie Almalbis- The former vocalist of Hungry Young Poets and Barbie's Cradle, she was linked to Aiza Seguerra and close friend Kitchie Nadal.
- DJ Alvaro- A singer who was linked to the former Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) house mate and sexy actress Aleck Bovick. She popularized the song "Ang Tipo Kong Lalaki."
- Angel Aquino- A top model and actress who was rumored to be lesbian and was linked with rock star Barbie Almalbis
- Nora Aunor- The Superstar was rumored to have wed her manager Norie Sayo, an open lesbian, in Las Vegas, an issue wherein the two declined to give any comment.
- Paolo Ballesteros- A regular host of Eat Bulaga, Paolo has always been rumored to be gay. The issue of his sexuality stirred up further controversy when he accepted the role of Ida in GMA's Zaido.
- Aleck Bovick- She was once rumored with singer DJ Alvaro. An issue that was denied by the two.To top it off, Bovick shaved her head bald together with former house mate Rico at the PBB house.
- Gabby dela Merced- the F3 racer, FHM cover girl and former PBB house mate is rumored to be a lesbian but no admission was yet forthcoming from Kuya's former border.
- Raymond Gutierrez- Brother of hunk Richard Gutierrez and beauty queen Ruffa Gutierrez. This Starstruck host moves more like his sister than his brother that he's often rumored to be effeminate or gay.
- Katrina Halili- Katrina was rumored to be a lesbian because she kissed Super Noypi co-star Sandara Park on the lips. She immediately denied the allegation and clarified that the kiss was merely a dare.
- Uma Khouny- Although the former Pinoy Big Brother housemate vehemently denies that he's gay, rumor has it that he was always effeminate, even from before going into the Big Brother house.
- Sam Milby- A commercial model turned actor and singer. He's often linked with dramatic actor Piolo Pascual, especially during the allegations put forth by talent manager Lolit Solis.
- Piolo Pascual- The famous ABS-CBN hunk has been a favorite of rumormongers when it comes to the issue of sexuality. He is often linked with his friend and co-actor Sam Milby, that a libel suit was filed against talent manager Lolit Solis after the she said that she saw the two actors in a compromising situation at Sofitel Hotel.
- John Pratts- The boy-next-door of ABS-CBN who is also part of the dance group "Ultimate Dance 4" of ASAP. It was said that his former girlfriend, Heart Evangelista, knew of his preference and simply tried to cover up for her beau.
- Erik Quizon- A director and son of Comedy King Dolphy who often plays a homosexual character in movies is also seen to be obviously gay.
- Erik Santos- Singer and the former boyfriend of Ruffa Mae Quinto. The relationship between the two had always been the subject of much speculation due to the questionable sexual preference of Erik.
- Freshflesh. "Tuklasin ang mga Diwatang Adan sa Telebisyon." Tristan Cafe. 9 January 2008. http://www.tristancafe.com/forum/132986 (accessed on January 15, 2008).