Sex Away the Gay: Cary Grant Liked ‘Being Called Gay’

Sex Away the Gay: Cary Grant Liked ‘Being Called Gay’

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Cary Grant’s daughter is set to release a memoir about life as the spawn of one of Hollywood’s most well-respected legends, Cary Grant. In it, she admits that Cary Grant actually liked it when people questioned his sexuality, because it “made women want to prove that the assertion was wrong.”

She writes:

(You) can’t blame men for wanting him, and wouldn’t be surprised if Dad even mildly flirted back. When the questions arises, it generally speaks more about the person asking.

Dad somewhat enjoyed being called gay. He said it made women want to prove the assertion wrong.

Grant was often ‘accused’ of being bisexual, and was notoriously protective of his private life. He was rumored to have had relationships with fellow actors, like Randolph Scott (pictured).

Grant and Scott met on the set of Hot Saturday in 1932, one of Grant’s more popular pictures, and were rumored to have had an affair throughout that decade. Shortly after wrapping production, the two moved into a house in Malibu together, which became known as Bachelor Hall.

Grant never affirmed or denied his bisexuality, and this memoir is the closest we have come to learning anything of the truth.

Jennifer Grant is the product of marriage #4 of 5 for Cary Grant, and seems to have a bit of a fetish about her father.

Okay, I had a crush on Dad. Okay, more than a little crush on Dad. My other real crushes were Donny Osmond and Jean-Paul Belmondo.

Yikes. The memoir is called Good Stuff: A Reminiscience of My Father, Gary Grant, and is out May 3.

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