R.E.M.'s Stipe Officially Comes Out Of Closet - Entertainment N...

There are 11 comments on the Mar 19, 2008, NBC 4 Washington, DC story titled R.E.M.'s Stipe Officially Comes Out Of Closet - Entertainment N.... In it, NBC 4 Washington, DC reports that:

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe is officially out of the closet. Stipe told Spin magazine that he "didn't always see" how publicly announcing that he was gay could help others.

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Chantilly, VA

#1 Mar 19, 2008
who knew...
Winston Smith

Washington, DC

#2 Mar 19, 2008
The out ends the dream.

Washington, DC

#3 Mar 19, 2008
Why do people feel the need to tell us what they do behind closed doors?

As long as no one is getting harmed, live and let live.

Bowie, MD

#4 Mar 19, 2008
HE may have thought it was obvious, but I really didn't see that coming. Huh.

Since: Mar 08

Washington, DC

#5 Mar 19, 2008
I've known that for years. Please, Winston, get over yourself.

Since: Mar 08


#6 Mar 19, 2008
He's been "out" since the 80's. Even before then, he wasn't really "in". He just hadn't spelled it out for everyone. I didn't care then, and I don't care now.
Washington DC

California, MD

#7 Mar 19, 2008
AS if there was any doubt. What a huge Yawn. What is next? Let's guess. He is sick too.

New York, NY

#8 Mar 20, 2008
good for him

Since: Feb 08

Washington, DC

#9 Mar 20, 2008
sandy wrote:
who knew...
who cared?

New York, NY

#10 Mar 20, 2008
i have several gay folks in my life-- and no one can answer this question- maybe someone could answer this i need to be educated..why do we need to know your sexual preference to love and respect you? why do we need to know you are gay?

New York, NY

#11 Mar 20, 2008
do we need to know this?

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