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“I just never got a job [in Hollywood], and I never got a job [in Europe], after [coming out]. I did a couple of films, I was very lucky at the beginning of my career…and then, I never had another job here for ten years probably and I moved to Europe…Hollywood is an extremely conservative world that…pretends to be a liberal world…show business is ideally suited for heterosexuals, it’s a very heterosexual business, it’s run mostly by heterosexual men, and there’s a kind of pecking order…There are lots of women and lots of men in the business that the powers that be decide are the right people and they’ll stand with them for quite a long time…Like Jennifer Aniston will just have one too many total flops. But she’s still a member of that club. And she will still manage to, like a star forming in the universe, a whole lot of things will swirl around and suddenly solidifying into yet another vital tasteless romcom, a little glitter next to the Crab Nebula…A lot of straight actors are actively searching for gay roles because it is something different to do. I think that’s fine but that does mean the gay actor who used to just get to play the gay part—like me—has been reduced to drag really.”