Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Fancying Mr. Williams. (Reader Forum)

Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Fancying Mr. Williams. (Reader Forum)

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I was so happy to find my new issue of The Advocate with Robbie Williams on the cover ["The Second Coming of Robbie Williams," May 13]. I have "fancied" Mr. Williams for a long time, and while I would love to see him break big in the States, part of me just likes having him to myself. But I suppose it's only a matter of time before everyone knows what I've known for years: that Robbie is gorgeous, engaging, a gifted lyricist, a great singer, and yes, has a gorgeous bum!

Mark Buchanan, via the Internet

Several years ago, in another gay publication, I came across an interview with Williams. I had never heard of him, but because he was identifying himself as a gay artist, I decided to give him a listen. I have listened to Robbie over the years and had become a fan. However, after reading your interview with him, I must say that I am not amused. His defending all the gay innuendo that he has helped to create with a wink and "we were just joking around" smacks of someone who is trying so hard to break into the American market, with all of the homophobia that we have here, that he is selling out himself and his gay fans. …

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