(via Huffington Post)
A sizzling turn in this summer’s “Magic Mike” may have helped Matt Bomer earn a spot on the short list for the much-anticipated movie adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but one bestselling author isn’t backing it.
“American Psycho” scribe Bret Easton Ellis slammed the possible casting of Bomer as Christian Grey as “absolutely ludicrous” because the actor is openly gay, tweeting:
The 34-year-old Bomer has been hotly linked to the movie version of E. L. James’s bestseller, although Ryan Gosling and “Vampire Diaries” star Ian Somerhalder are also said to be fan favorites for the male lead. The “White Collar” star has been praised in both the media and the blogosphere for acknowledging his sexuality, which had been the subject of rampant media speculation, in a surprisingly subtle way when he thanked his partner and children at an awards ceremony in February.
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