Blog posts about Julian Clary

Julian Clary is trying to forget Celebrity Big Brother and is looking forward to being a judge on Your Face Sounds Familiar!

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This post was written by guest blogger and reality TV showbiz observer Daniel Cohen. Catch up with him on Twitter here

After a very successful theatre tour (and a holiday with Joan Collins!!) Julian Clary has returned to the world of TV, almost a year after his stint on Celebrity Big Brother. Something he, despite winning it, would rather forget.

“It must be like being in a prison cell in Turkey or somewhere where there’s 20 to a cell, and whether you like it or not these are the people you’ve got to spend time with… Read on »

Julian Clary expresses anger at Scottish Catholic Church anti gay marriage stance

This post was written by guest blogger and reality TV showbiz observer Daniel Cohen. Catch up with him on Twitter here!

Julian Clary has launched an outspoken attack on the Scottish Catholic Church over their campaign against gay marriage.

Julian, who recently won Celebrity Big Brother, this week started his “Position Vacant” tour in Scotland. In this show he pretends to marry a man from the audience at each gig, which in the UK is a comment about “gay still being seen as uncool” and the need for “real” marriage instead of registered partnership and now, in Scotland, a comment about the gay marriage row.

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Julian Clary thinks Rupert Everett’s quotes have been misunderstood, spices up his show and reveals future plans

This post was written by guest blogger and reality TV showbiz observer Daniel Cohen. Catch up with him on Twitter here!

In the last few weeks, the gay community has been in a whirl, following the ill judged comments of Rupert Everett. The actor claimed that he couldn’t imagine being brought up by two dads, which he further clarified as his antipathy to marriage in general.

Many have spoken out in anger and believe that the comments come from a deep seated self hate within the “Next Best Thing” star.

When asked about it in a recent interview Julian Clary says: “Well, his argument doesn’t really hang up, does it? I’m sure he believes in equality, so gay people should have the same rights as everyone else, I’m sure he’d believe that.” Read on »

Homophobic crowd cause Julian Clary to walk off Live at the Apollo – Twitter users brand Nick Grimshaw ‘too gay’

Last night at the recording of Live at the Apollo, Julian Clary left the stage close to tears and upset by what some audience members claimed was extreme homophobic heckling.

The Celebrity Big Brother winner, who has played in front of sold out and happy crowds with his well received new show for the last few weeks, must have felt so shocked by this completely different crowd, who reacted so badly to his act.

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Celebrity Big Brother 2012: Julian Clary plans to create new gay sitcom

This post was written by guest blogger and reality TV showbiz observer Daniel Cohen. Catch up with him on Twitter here!

Julian Clary has revealed he is definitely hoping to create a new gay TV sitcom, with new close friend Julie Goodyear. They are planning to base the series in the fictional B&B they came up with during their time in the house.

Says Julian in a radio interview: “There is talk of a sitcom based in the gay B&B called the White Swallow which seems a good idea to me. And she is very funny and she has got great comic timing. So I think my people are talking to her people.”

Hope this is going to happen; the UK has a lack of gay comedy and camp these days. Julian is all for bringing more camp to the world, telling North Devon Journal… Read on »

Celebrity Big Brother 2012: Viewers vote Julian Clary as funniest housemate, but he reveals he hated the “home truths task”

Yesterday the results of the Celebrity Big Brother viewers poll was revealed, and Julian Clary once more came out on top, as number one funniest housemate, leaving runners up Cheryl Fergison and The Situation far behind.

One of the scenes that most viewers found funny came during the “home truths” task, where Julian, Julie Goodyear, Coleen Nolan and Samantha Brick had to insult each other. Julian didn’t like it though, telling New Magazine:

“That task was awful. I had to be honest to win and I said the first thing that came into my mind. I could see the hurt in her eyes. She’s lost a stone and a half in the past month and admitted herself she still has a way to go, but I know it’s the worst thing you can say to a woman so if I had my time again I would have said something different.”

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Julian Clary reveals some Celebrity Big Brother secrets, always expected trouble from Julie Goodyear but Jasmine Lennard loves him!

Julian Clary appeared on Loose Women this afternoon to talk a little more about his Celebrity Big Brother experience.

Looking hot in a gorgeous pink suit, tie and shoes the camp comedian gave away some details CBB viewers didn’t get to see when the show was on TV.

Julian was, of course, first asked about his close friend in the house Julie Goodyear. He said he misses their midnight chats and also revealed he could see trouble brewing with her from the start. He explained:

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Julian Clary starts his new tour on Friday and hopes to include some tales from the Celebrity Big Brother house

Julian Clary has announced that his new live tour “POSITION VACANT. APPLY WITHIN.” will start on Friday in Brighton. The camp comic has revealed that in the show he is looking for love.

He will speed date men in his audience and hopes to marry someone at the end of the show in a “civil partnership”.

The official press release says:

””Hello, punters”, he says. “Know any half decent men? Might you bring them along so I can meet them?”
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Celebrity Big Brother 2012: Julian Clary admits that he hid panic attacks in the house – stands up for The Situation & Prince Lorenzo

In a long interview in the Daily Express about his time in Celebrity Big Brother, Julian Clary has revealed how claustrophobia had almost made him leave the house.

“I suffer from claustrophobia and the idea of being shut into places fills me with fear,” he says.

“In fact I can’t understand how anyone hasn’t got claustrophobia. In the house you are locked in a lot in different ways. At bedtime, they put the window shutters down and then they lock the bedroom door. One day I even got very claustrophobic in the garden. Although it’s outside you are completely closed in and it’s very clear there is no way out.”

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Celebrity Big Brother 2012: After winning, Julian Clary says “I hope the media feels I’ve had my punishment now”

This post was written by guest blogger and reality TV showbiz observer Daniel Cohen. Catch up with him on Twitter here!

In an interview with the Daily Star today, Julian Clary once again expresses his hopes of being accepted by the media again. He said: “The Norman Lamont incident was many years ago – surely I’ve paid for my indiscretion. I’ve had my punishment now.”

Adding, about living in the house “It was very claustrophobic. And I found having my emotions toyed with by Big Brother was tough – one minute we’d be having a party and then we’d have to nominate.

“After a while you’d get a horrible feeling in your stomach that something devastating was coming your way.

“I always try to make things that are dark fun again. Having said that, I was very surprised to win – I don’t generally win anything. It’s really put a spring in my step. The last thing I won was a cabaret award in the 1980s.” Read on »