Morning Meme: Jaymi Hensley Comes Out On "The X Factor," How Jtf Started "Tie The Knot," and Did Anyone Not Know Nate Silver Was Gay?

British The X Factor Union J member Jaymi Hensley has come out as gay on the advice of mentor Louis Walsh. “I spoke to Louis about this and he said, ‘put it this way, both of my big boybands had a gay member in them.’ So he said it fits the formula quite well! Every boyband has got to have a gay one! And Louis just said ‘do it’.” For the record, he's taken, with a boyfriend of three years.

The Mayor of Reykjavik, Jón Gnarr, who has always been a huge supporter of equality, felt the need to comment on anti-marriage protesters in France with the blunt, yet true statement “Homophobia is not a phobia. They are not scared. They are just a bunch of assholes.”

Not only is David Geffen getting his American Masters special on PBS this week, he just dropped $55.4 million on a $12,000 square foot coop apartment in New York.

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