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This Tweet About Gays In Hollywood And New York Broke The Space-Time Continuum

An out gay New York Times reporter suggested a Hollywood actor is closeted on the same night an out gay Hollywood actor won a Golden Globe for portraying a closeted New York Times reporter.

Posted on January 11, 2015, at 11:08 p.m. ET

At the Golden Globes on Sunday night, Matt Bomer, an out gay actor, won an award for his portrayal of Felix Turner, a closeted gay New York Times reporter, in HBO's The Normal Heart. The movie is based on Larry Kramer's semi-autobiographical play.

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About an hour later, Kevin Spacey won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Francis Underwood in House of Cards.

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Spacey has long been rumored to be gay — including in an infamous mid-1990s Esquire "Kevin Spacey Has a Secret" cover story — although he has never said so publicly.

In response to Spacey's win, The New York Times' Josh Barro, an out gay man, tweeted:

When Kevin Spacey gets home, he'll put that award in the perfect spot in his closet.

Josh Barro@jbarroFollow

When Kevin Spacey gets home, he'll put that award in the perfect spot in his closet.

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