Some Hollywood stars prefer being straight, while some others are a little bit more adventurous. Hollywood has however played its role in turning many straight men into bisexual men. The most famous bisexual men in Hollywood also happen to be very rich as well as good-looking. The list below highlights those handsome men who have been involved with both women and men during their career and whose bisexuality have been confirmed by trusted publications.
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1. Bille Joe Armstrong
He opened up to a magazine in the year 2010 that he was actually gay though being married for almost twenty years. He admitted having always been bisexual by stating that all people are born bisexual and are only swayed from the idea by the society and their parents who claim it is a taboo and according to him it is not a bad thing at all. He said that he was not shy to reveal public videos, as well as pictures of him kissing other men as being bisexual to him, is a beautiful thing.
2. Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando was a legendary actor who made a comment that shocked many. By Marlon Brando coming clean about his sexuality, it was also made known that Paul Newman was also bisexual.
In a book that was written about Newman which came out in the year 2009, Brando stated that he was never fooled by Newman and that Paul Newman was as bisexual as he was. It was just unfortunate that he was being caught on cameras with his pants down while Paul Newman managed to hide in the dark. A picture of Marlon Brando having oral sex with a man was revealed proving he was indeed a bisexual man.
3. Cary Grant
In his lifetime, he married five times. It was believed that many women chased after him with the hopes of changing him. He received many accusations of being bisexual but his daughter stated in 2011 that her father actually loved it when people referred to him as being gay.
In the 1930s, when Grant and Randolph Scott who was his fellow actor went together to a beach house which was later named Bachelor Hall at a time when bisexuality was highly criticized, rumours about him quickly spread.
4. Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein was a conductor, a pianist as well as a composer. He lived in the time when homosexuality was accepted socially and he was aware that he was bisexual just after his arrival to Harvard.
5. Michael Chabon
Michael Chabon who is an author of books such as “The Amazing Adventure,” “Kavalier and Clay” and “The Mysteries Pittsburgh” claimed to have had one man whom he loved and therefore slept with him. As much as it never occurred to him to sleep with men it happened and he seemed okay with it.
6. James Dean
James Dean who featured in the movie about the rebel has been rumored to be bisexual mostly on the screens. Even though no conclusions can be made from films, But Dean looked for love in both sexualities. He was also rumored to have a history of several homosexual relationships.
7. Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaster was one of the leading men in Hollywood but an author by the name Kate Buford stated that he was more than what he looked. She had found evidence that Lancaster was a very notorious womanizer and he had married twice.
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Lancaster was more worried about his image and would prefer to employ personal secretaries that were homosexual as they would protect him from infidelity and gossip.
8. Michael Stipe
During an interview, Stipe stated that he preferred men compared to women. He said that he had loved women and enjoyed sex with them until after meeting a certain man that he fell in love with and is now his boyfriend. However, he didn’t want to label it that he was among the bisexual men, but his sexuality was all clear.
9. Nicholas Ray
Nicholas Ray was a film-maker in the mid-century. He was responsible for masterpieces such as a Lonely Place as well as Rebel without Cause. He was an artist who also happens to be bisexual and never felt comfortable until he found his way to Hollywood.
10. Pete Townshend
Pete Townshend who is a songwriter, as well as guitarist, admitted to being bisexual a few years ago. Though he has never given many details about it.