Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers OUTED by [ALLEGED] Boyfriend!

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    Dec 29, 2013 11:37 PM GMT

    will he be the first one?


    http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/84464268.html

    Super Bowl MVP Winner Aaron Rodgers Allegedly Outed By Rumored Boyfriend
    http://www.queerty.com/super-bowl-mvp-winner-aaron-rodgers-allegedly-outed-by-rumored-boyfriend-20131228/

    of course I like him with the beard icon_razz.gif

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    Dec 29, 2013 11:41 PM GMT
    Yum!
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    Dec 29, 2013 11:49 PM GMT
    Don't get my hopes up! icon_biggrin.gif
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    Dec 29, 2013 11:56 PM GMT
    DudeInNOVA saidDon't get my hopes up! icon_biggrin.gif


    I dunno, 2014 I think we will see our first openly gay current sports player, if it is Aaron, it might be after this years super bowl, his 'roommate' (um house boy) looks like a locker room towel attendant, I would have pictured a actual football player roommate as another football player type
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    Dec 30, 2013 12:06 AM GMT
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    DudeInNOVA saidDon't get my hopes up! icon_biggrin.gif


    I dunno, 2014 I think we will see our first openly gay current sports player, if it is Aaron, it might be after this years super bowl, his 'roommate' (um house boy) looks like a locker room towel attendant, I would have pictured a actual football player roommate as another football player type
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    Dec 30, 2013 12:44 AM GMT
    Not exactly an uplifting story once you read it...
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    Dec 30, 2013 2:17 AM GMT
    scruffLA said
    DudeInNOVA saidDon't get my hopes up! icon_biggrin.gif


    I dunno, 2014 I think we will see our first openly gay current sports player, if it is Aaron, it might be after this years super bowl, his 'roommate' (um house boy) looks like a locker room towel attendant, I would have pictured a actual football player roommate as another football player type

    If the Packers make it to the Superbowl and they win, it would be so awesome if he came out after that.
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    Dec 30, 2013 8:31 PM GMT
    I'm really happy about this article.

    I have called it for years and I'm so happy it seems to be true. Just think of how the hardcore christians are going to feel when they learn that one of the best quarterbacks of this decade is gay. Their heads will explode. icon_biggrin.gif
  • Chainers

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    Dec 30, 2013 8:39 PM GMT
    I took a look at the article, and I think it is a fake story (or a rumor, as we are so keen to call them).

    Overall, it isn't a big deal until a football player has the balls to be out himself, not outed by a rumored former lover.

    Also, as a community we should focus on the few people who have the courage to be out, and not draw attention to child-like outings of others. If he doesn't have the confidence to be an open gay man, then he might as well be closeted.
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    Dec 30, 2013 9:17 PM GMT
    Chainers saidI took a look at the article, and I think it is a fake story (or a rumor, as we are so keen to call them).

    Overall, it isn't a big deal until a football player has the balls to be out himself, not outed by a rumored former lover.

    Also, as a community we should focus on the few people who have the courage to be out, and not draw attention to child-like outings of others. If he doesn't have the confidence to be an open gay man, then he might as well be closeted.


    It doesn't matter if he comes out himself or not. In fact, him being outed shows how fucked up our society is that you have to hide who you are because your job can be in jeopardy just for being who you are. It shows how unaccepting we still are in America. (because he's not alone for athletes)

    If I was in his position I would probably still be in the closet too.
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    Dec 30, 2013 9:49 PM GMT
    It sucks because if he were to come out voluntarily, it would be an "It Gets Better" moment for our nation, especially for teenage high school athletes. They could come out at their respective high schools and tell the bullies: "Go ahead. Call me a pansy. I guess that makes Aaron Rodgers, a Superbowl champion, a pansy too."
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    Dec 30, 2013 9:50 PM GMT
    Yeah, the headers and titles chosen by Queerty and other linked sites ("allegedly outed by rumored boyfriend," insofar as the act of "outing" someone can be the subject of an unsubstantiated allegation) seem to be wrong, and perhaps intentionally misleading, when you read the details.

    The other kid hasn't "outed" anybody with his social media commentary, and as far as anyone can tell, he's not "out" himself.

    Instead, some social media "spy" (oh, say, a Bears fan, perhaps? lol) is playing connect-the-dots with their Tweets and posts and magazine comments, and is now expecting the rest of the Internet to play along, while he/she has the joy of remaining "anonymous" him/herself.

    If there's a shred of truth to the story, this other gentlemen (the suspected boyfriend) was perhaps hoping they could both come out dually this summer, along with a couple other NFL players, but one/both/all of the players got cold feet, and he got miffed. IF that's indeed the issue, there's no reason the young man can't come out individually for his own sake. There's no point in waiting for Aaron to come out alongside him, or in seeking his permission to do so personally.

    Anyway, now that the Pack is in the playoffs, I hope this fluff remains backburner until at least after the season is over. Aa-Rod doesn't need a Piazza Moment in the middle of a Super Bowl run.

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    Dec 30, 2013 9:56 PM GMT
    Wow... They don't make a cute couple. Kevin would be the super lucky one if the rumors are true.
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    Dec 30, 2013 10:05 PM GMT
    Original source noted in the Queerty article:

    http://www.thefamedriven.com/fame-driven-mail-did-the-green-bay-packers-star-nfl-quarterback-aaron-rodgers-have-a-falling-out-with-male-roommatepersonal-assistant-kevin-lanflisi/

    Includes the text of the anonymous "TFD spy" trying to get everyone to play connect-the-dots between Aaron and his hip-hop-gospel-poet associate.

    "The TFD Spy," quoted on TheFameDriven.comI just find it really strange that as of late there has been many bitter subliminal tweets on Kevin Lanflisi’s twitter alluding to a relationship much deeper than a friendship he had, with who I perceive to be Aaron Rodgers, because Kevin has NEVER once tweeted about having a girlfriend, just mainly about the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, and Justin Bieber’s music and sitting front row at Bieber’s concert.


    HIGHLY leading commentary there.
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    Dec 30, 2013 10:31 PM GMT
    PR_GMR saidWow... They don't make a cute couple. Kevin would be the super lucky one if the rumors are true.


    I think Kevin looks cute in the top pic. If he is planning to out his boyfriend, he is not a nice person.
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    Dec 30, 2013 10:51 PM GMT
    If Kevin outs himself, that automatically outs (or at least implies) Aaron.

    Kevin would be wise to wait until the season is over for the Packers, whenever that may be.
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    Dec 31, 2013 12:45 AM GMT
    Apparently, Aaron Rodgers' Dad thinks the gay rumor articles are "disgusting."

    http://www.kennethinthe212.com/2013/12/aaron-rodgers-dad-calls-gay-rumor.html#.UsIENXNnqjs.twitter

    However, I'm a bit skeptical as to whether this is Aaron's Dad or not. Sure, it's got his name, but I've got some questions. I don't think the father of a mega NFL superstar would be this uncouth toward some two-bit gossip blogger, and ESPECIALLY wouldn't send this from a cell phone of all places. Most importantly, WHAT IS he doing on a gay gossip site?!

    Something here doesn't pass the smell test...
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    Dec 31, 2013 12:52 AM GMT
    scruffLA said
    will he be the first one?


    http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/84464268.html

    Super Bowl MVP Winner Aaron Rodgers Allegedly Outed By Rumored Boyfriend
    http://www.queerty.com/super-bowl-mvp-winner-aaron-rodgers-allegedly-outed-by-rumored-boyfriend-20131228/

    of course I like him with the beard icon_razz.gif

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    The Butch Bearded Boi make me smile also.



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    Dec 31, 2013 4:09 AM GMT
    libertpaulian saidApparently, Aaron Rodgers' Dad thinks the gay rumor articles are "disgusting."

    http://www.kennethinthe212.com/2013/12/aaron-rodgers-dad-calls-gay-rumor.html#.UsIENXNnqjs.twitter

    However, I'm a bit skeptical as to whether this is Aaron's Dad or not. Sure, it's got his name, but I've got some questions. I don't think the father of a mega NFL superstar would be this uncouth toward some two-bit gossip blogger, and ESPECIALLY wouldn't send this from a cell phone of all places. Most importantly, WHAT IS he doing on a gay gossip site?!

    Something here doesn't pass the smell test...


    Then, there's the awkwardness with Aaron's vocally anti-LGBT brother as well. From back in 2012:

    http://www.outsports.com/2012/2/9/4052562/jordan-rodgers-aarons-brother-speaks-out-against-vanderbilts
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    Dec 31, 2013 4:59 AM GMT
    The Dad may indeed be a gay-bashing bigot. However, would he e-mail the owner of some two-bit gossip blog that mostly parrots what other mega gossip websites say? Wouldn't he direct his venom toward someone like Perez Hilton or the people at DataLounge?

    Plus, I don't think he would send the message through his phone. When you e-mail someone via cell phone, the number shows up in the message. While the Dad is not Aaron himself, I'm sure he has his own privacy interests as well.
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    Dec 31, 2013 5:03 AM GMT
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    libertpaulian saidApparently, Aaron Rodgers' Dad thinks the gay rumor articles are "disgusting."

    http://www.kennethinthe212.com/2013/12/aaron-rodgers-dad-calls-gay-rumor.html#.UsIENXNnqjs.twitter

    However, I'm a bit skeptical as to whether this is Aaron's Dad or not. Sure, it's got his name, but I've got some questions. I don't think the father of a mega NFL superstar would be this uncouth toward some two-bit gossip blogger, and ESPECIALLY wouldn't send this from a cell phone of all places. Most importantly, WHAT IS he doing on a gay gossip site?!

    Something here doesn't pass the smell test...


    Then, there's the awkwardness with Aaron's vocally anti-LGBT brother as well. From back in 2012:

    http://www.outsports.com/2012/2/9/4052562/jordan-rodgers-aarons-brother-speaks-out-against-vanderbilts



    may be him and his younger brother are not that close as one would think, I am sure it would be a big let down for brother Jordan, who obviously looks up to his brother (like a father figure) who himself is a college level quarterback, it would be one of those Mary and Liz Cheney moments, except it would go something like, "ya bro, im gay" icon_razz.gif

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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/onpolitics/2013/11/18/liz-cheney-gay-marriage-sister-facebook/3625829/

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    Dec 31, 2013 5:13 AM GMT
    I wish the Troy Aikman rumor was true about 15 years ago when he was hot. Puppy dog bedroom eyes. Aaron doesn't quite hit my gaydar button. He's much more handsome in street clothes to me for some reason.
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    Jan 01, 2014 1:03 AM GMT
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    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he’s not gay and ‘I really, really like women’
    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/packers-quarterback-aaron-rodgers-says-not-gay-really-231000585--nfl.html


    "I think professional is professional and personal is personal. That’s just how I’m going to keep it.”------
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  • pillowbytes

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    Jan 01, 2014 2:23 AM GMT
    It seems a bit fishy to me that this story would come out the day before one of the biggest games of the season, right after he returned from a 2 month absence. The Bears really had a bad week before, and honestly I'm more inclined to believe that the motives for releasing this were related to that. After all, the tweets were a minimum of a week old. Most of them are much older than that.

    That said EVEN IF he is gay, I would imagine that it would be a pretty lonely being in his position. Living in the spotlight means you pretty much need to isolate yourself, because you really wouldn't know who you can trust. I wouldn't want to come out if I were in his position, because it would probably cause a ton of negative energy to come out right at the peak of the season. He has a post season to think about, and even though he says he keeps his personal life private, it's hard to ignore a bunch of your fans saying negative things about you. Plus you have to think about your career after football. He is such an inspirational guy because everyone thinks of him as just a normal, humble guy. He's not a douche like Tebow.

    Also, if they really broke up while he was recovering from a pretty bad injury / surgery, and then your long term boyfriend then basically live tweets the whole thing, I bet that would make you really question a lot of things.
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    Jan 02, 2014 12:56 PM GMT
    And now we have our Mike Piazza Moment. icon_rolleyes.gif