All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ian McKellen’

Ian McKellen Pride Speech Inspires

Sir Ian McKellen, who is both Magneto and Gandalf, walked among the 20,000+ revelers at the Pride Parade in London this weekend. McKellen was there to introduce Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst to the crowd. “Show business has always led the way when it comes to the freedom to be yourself,” said Sir Ian. “So, Conchita is following in the footsteps …

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Ian McKellen Salutes Gay Pride Parade Revellers

Sir Ian McKellen made an appearance at the Pride in London Parade on Saturday. The parade is just one part of the city’s week-long Pride in London festival, which takes place every year to celebrate gay rights. McKellen, 75, who came out at the age of 49 during a BBC radio interview, was on-hand to introduce Eurovision song contest winner …

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Ian McKellen Protests Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws With Help From Nobel Prize Winners

Ian Mckellen is certainly one of the more outspoken of the homosexual celebrities, and often uses his influence to help others when he can. Russia has been criticized for its treatment of gay people a fair amount recently, and with the Olympics right around the corner, some people have decided to write a letter to President Putin, and make their …

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Patrick Stewart: Best Christmas Gift if in NYC

A Christmas dream come true… A double-dose of X-men‘s Sir Patrick Stewart and Lord of the Ring‘s Sir Ian McKellen on Broadway! The always elegant and dapper British actors are performing in not just one, but in two alternating plays on Broadway this season: Harold Pinter’s “No Man’s Land” and Samuel Beckett’s classic “Waiting for Godot,” Sir Ian McKellen and …

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Anna Paquin Axed from ‘X-Men’ Film

Anna Paquin has been cut from the upcoming film, X-Men: Days of Future Past. Known for her role as Marie–and her alter-ego Rogue–Paquin was featured in just one sequence in the not-yet-released film. When editing took place, however, that sequence had to be cut. Director Bryan Singer spoke recently about the decision. “Through the editing process, the sequence became extraneous. …

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Sunny Ozell Marries Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart,73, has married his longtime girlfriend, Brooklyn singer and songwriter Sunny Ozell, 35. This is the third marriage for the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “X-Men” star. Us Weekly reported that the wedding took place Sunday, though details were sparse; however, Stewart’s rep confirmed the union to People too. Stewart and Ozell dated for five years after meeting …

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Patrick Stewart Wedding to be Officiated by Ian McKellen

It’s official. Gandalf will be marrying Jean-Luc Picard. In a way. Sir Ian McKellen, the actor known for playing roles such as Magneto in the Bryan Singer X-Men movies and Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings movies, has announced that he will be officiating the wedding of Sir Patrick Stewart and Stewart’s fiance, Sunny Ozell. Stewart is well-known for …

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