Sir Patrick Stewart mistakenly outed as gay
February 19th, 2014
04:32 PM ET

Sir Patrick Stewart mistakenly outed as gay

Sir Patrick Stewart is an ally to the LGBT community, but he's not gay.

The "X Men" actor had to clarify that after he was recently mistakenly outed by a British newspaper.

In an article about actress Ellen Page coming out, The Guardian included a line saying "Some gay people, such as Sir Patrick Stewart, think Page's coming out speech is newsworthy." The error caused Stewart to share his amusement on Twitter.

"Well @guardian it makes for a nice change," he tweeted. "At least I didn't wake up to the internet telling me I was dead again."

Stewart is besties with openly gay actor Ian McKellen but married Sunny Ozell in Sepetember 2013.

The paper later ran a correction stating "This should have read 'Some people, such as Sir Patrick Stewart, think Page's coming out speech is newsworthy."


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  1. joeintaos

    This makes me love Patrick Stewart even more.
    He strikes me as an incredibly confident man.

    March 7, 2014 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse |
  2. grandeclectus

    He was fabulous in "Jeffrey" I would buy it. Never saw him have so much fun in a role.

    February 24, 2014 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  3. antano1970

    Please...this guy has seen more tang than an obgyn

    February 21, 2014 at 8:37 am | Report abuse |
  4. pglht

    Great..now the news goes from a "breaking news" when someone announces they are gay into a "breaking news" when someone is mistaking called gay...

    February 21, 2014 at 4:15 am | Report abuse |
  5. jsb0714

    Wouldn't be as much of a problem if we didn't sensationalize everyone who actually does come out.

    February 20, 2014 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
    • kingtombo

      Actually, it is simply another confirmation of the FACT the Guardian is just a worthless tabloid that is centered around the gay lifestyle and sensationalism of their dumb lead writer.

      February 23, 2014 at 8:54 am | Report abuse |
    • joeintaos

      Lighten up and get with the times, honey.

      March 7, 2014 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |
  6. kingtombo

    As did I, recently. I believe he lives with Gandalf.

    February 23, 2014 at 8:55 am | Report abuse |
  7. joeintaos

    Nope, he's married to a woman.

    March 7, 2014 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |

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