History of Lavender Marriages: Let’s Know All The Details
Here we will talk about lavender marriages in Hollywood. There are many celebrities came into limelight because of this. let’s know about them.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
I was a bit confused at an early age because of the word ‘thespian.’ At this time, when I am older, and get it. Adults say it with a particular swish of the hand. Everyone is asking whether it had something or was it a sexual orientation. Interestingly, the theatre is known as a place with a higher representation of gays, except in Hollywood.
In Hollywood, everyone s straight and in happy marriages. We are not sure, but some alleged that Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise got married to mask, and he prefers men or straight-up sexual. Well, lavender marriage and, more suspected, marriages of history of how this type of faux relationship came to be.
Marlene Dietrich, Tallulah Bankhead, Greta Garbo, and Joan Crawford
We can’t say anything about the sewing circle, which became a Tinseltown euphemism for girl on girl. There was a glamorous party of ladies where old Hollywood partook in orgies and sexy girl time. Greta Garbo, Tallulah Joan, Marlene, and Joan are some women who made part of this.
Detrich and Garbo were enemies and came into the limelight too. Well, as the legend goes, the coldness ended in an affair. It was a lot of fabulous fur-wearing and aggressive cigarette smoking. After that, Tallulah entered into a lavender marriage with an actor named John Emery to make her family happy in the studio.
Eventually, she settled a relationship with a fellow actress named Patsy Kelly. However, Garbo never married and published a personal letter to first love Mimi Pollack; she wrote that we could not help our nature as God created it. I always thought of you and belonged together.
Tinseltown’s Faux Marriages
Today, celebrities well know the headline power of marrying other popular celebrities. It started with the anti-gay Hayes code in the 1930s. Under this, homosexual activity became grounds for the blacklisting actor.
Hollywood always tolerated sexually adventurous lifestyles. Laurie Jacobson, the author of Dishing Hollywood and expert on faux marriages, explained, ‘ if you want to work, you do what they said.
So a Hollywood lavender marriage, a pair for convenience, and magazine covers were born. Moreover, stars can live their lives without being out in this way. Lynne Fontaine and Alfred Lunt maintained the façade of a perfect couple and appeared on the covers of magazines such as Ladies Home Journal. Maagzones showed the pair as domestic homebodies and took the secret to their side.
Tony Perkins and Tab Hunter live together, and employers condemn them. Perkins went through a complicated and shocking treatment for a cure. Jacobson says, ‘ Perkins married a woman and had children.
Rock is one of the popular examples of lavender marriage. She was forced into a marriage with a woman to quash the rumors of homosexuality. Lurie says the studio has become so desperate for a quick fix and setting him up with the company secretary.
Liza Minelli is famous because of her many gay fans and her marriage to gay men. Her mom name Judy Garland was a great gay icon, and this is where it all gets tricky. There is a deep history of gay men’s marriages in Liza’s Life. Judy garland’s father caused his family shame with his homosexual dalliances.
However, Judy was kind and gave unconditional love that she never found from her mother. She craved such kind of love, so she married more than one gay man. Judy was happy for a time with a director named Vicente Minelli. However, it was not about sex; they talked in the same language: lovee and empathy expression.
After years, Judy urged Liza to marry a wonderful guy who was a dancer in her show. The name of the guy was Peter Allen. There were so many speculations about Liza’s sexuality, and according to Jacobson, Lizza married Jack Haley, Jr.
Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn
According to reports, Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn can not live without each other. Spencer’s big love was booze, and he received oral sex from men during intoxicated. James Dean never entered into any shade of marriage. However, Anderson says he lived with a woman while he had sex with men.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Celebrities never need the Hayes code and become their agents in marrying to come into the limelight. Stars come out, and it will lessen. However, Jacobson explained when Anne Heche shifted with Ellen DeGeneres and was set to star opposite Harrison Ford in a film.
The producers questioned whether she could be convinced for this role because she was in a lesbian relationship. Speculations came out that Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban has a lavender marriage.
Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson also came into the limelight because of the lavender marriage. We don’t know if they did it or not, but celebrity pairing came into the limelight altogether.
According to sources, Jennifer Aniston had her publicist call Brad Pitt’s publicist to ask for a date. Well, the understanding of the gay history of Hollywood’s past can open the doors and encourage modern stars to come out.
At this time, Lavender marriages were not limited to Hollywood; also becoming old practice. This includes Richard, King Edward II, Oscar Wilde, and many more. There are so many speculations on many websites about these Hollywood stars.