Our little Joseph Gordon-Levitt‘s growing up! One day he’s the shaggy-haired, awkward teenager on 3rd Rock from the Sun, then suddenly he’s wearing impeccable suits, playing a young Bruce Willis, and is the subject of torrid blind items claiming he had a gay affair somewhere in-between.
That’s right, Lainey Gossip has been dropping some anvil-sized hints that two up-and-coming members of young Hollywood used to hook up, but were “scared straight” by their management and had to break up.
What’s weird is, she published this particular blind only about six months ago:
Both are acclaimed actors. One’s an actor you find super cute. He’s popular and adorable, like dimples and old fashioned dresses. The other’s an actor I find super gross. And dramatic. And full of his own sh-t. He fronts like he’s dark. He’s difficult. The work is often beneath him. The work is often taken away from him because the attitude that it is beneath him is so often intolerable The two had a torrid affair. Which is nothing unusual, of course not. Except that dimples broke up with drama and drama practically had a psychotic break. There was a month-long spiral. A couple of times he came close to really hurting himself. He also threatened to expose them both, though no one is taking that seriously. As a result, his heartbreaker is trying, ignorantly, to go back to the other side of his bisexuality.
Oh No They Didn’t compiled evidence from Lainey’s recent posts to make the connection that Dimples is allegedly JGL, and Drama is supposedly Michael Pitt. Last week, Toronto Life reported on Lainey’s annual “Smut Soiree,” where she dropped heavy hints about JGL being the subject of this blind. Add that to her snarky commentary from TIFF a few weeks back where she claimed to observe Michael and Joe talking and Joe trying to get out of the conversation, and you have enough innuendo to support her story.
Of course, I find it highly suspect that Lainey posted and revealed this blind in a six-month span, and that it coincides with JGL’s well-received sci-fi thriller Looper. It just seems like she’s taking advantage of the timing. (Although it should be noted that right after Lainey published the blind in March, Dlisted cast Jake Gyllenhaal as Dimples and James Franco as Drama.) I can’t find any evidence of JGL and Michael spending any time together, though I did come across another gay rumor about Joe from late 2011. According to Jezebel, people thought that Joe was using Scarlett Johansson as his beard, but that rumor never went anywhere.
My point being, let’s just leave JGL alone and let him continue to make beautiful .gifs by dancing on SNL. But if he wanted to check off items on his fame list, he’s certainly moving on up.
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