Rufus on Anderson

Rufus Wainwright gave his two cents to Spin magazine on the subject of staying in the closet, versus pursuing a career in the spotlight as an openly gay man.

“If they stay in the closet, they’re going to make a lot more money. I go to the same gym as Anderson Cooper. When I look at him lifting those 5-pound weights, it makes me think, ‘He’s just trying to live his life and be all that he can be.’ But he still goes to the gayest gym in New York.”

Seriously? 5-pound weights? I seriously hope Rufus is paraphrasing inaccurately because dude, even I don’t mess around with the 5-pounders. And I can’t even really do a push-up properly. But the description of the place as “the gayest gym in New York” makes it sound very festive and kind of makes me want to go there. Drunk.