Heath Ledger Avoids The Gay Part

I guess we could say that the biggest gay movie of the year is the most closeted movie of the year.

Last night’s Tonight Show appearance by Heath Ledger was fairly remarkable, because Ledger and Leno managed to talk for a solid 15 minutes, much of it about Ang Lee and Brokeback, and never mention the word gay or anything approximating it.

Ledger: “I just looked at it as an incredible opportunity to play this, you know…complex, lonely figure…”

Talk About Brokeback, Just Not The Gay Part [Towleroad]