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Robert De Niro talks about gay father

Robert De Niro talks about gay father

May 27 2014, 5:22pm CDT | by

Robert De Niro wishes he had spoken more with his late gay father about his sexuality. The 'Meet the Parents' actor's dad - Robert De Niro Sr., a famous figurative painter - separated from his...

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Robert De Niro talks about gay father

May 27 2014, 5:22pm CDT | by

Robert De Niro wishes he had spoken more with his late gay father about his sexuality.

The 'Meet the Parents' actor's dad - Robert De Niro Sr., a famous figurative painter - separated from his mother, Virginia Admiral, shortly after his birth in 1943 to live as an openly gay man, and the star wishes he had been able to communicate with him about it more openly.

He told OUT Magazine: "To me, he was always a great artist. Yeah, he probably was [conflicted about being gay], being from that generation, especially from a small town [Syracuse, in] upstate [New York].

"I was not aware, much, of it. I wish we had spoken about it much more. My mother didn't want to talk about things in general, and you're not interested when you're a certain age."

Robert, 70, has directed a new documentary about his father, who passed away in 1993, for HBO called 'Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.', and says while they didn't have a typical father to son relationship, they were still close.

He added: "We were not the type of father and son who played baseball together, as you can surmise. But we had a connection.

"I wasn't with him a lot, because my mother and he were separated and divorced. As I say in the documentary, I looked after him in certain ways.

"He was absent in some ways. He was very loving. He adored me ... as I do my kids."

Robert also talked about how making the documentary was a labour of love.

He said: "I felt I had to. I felt obligated. It was my responsibility to make a documentary about him... It was not intended to be on HBO. It was just something I wanted to do."

 
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Sep 3 2014 10:31am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Robert Pattinson Calls Himself A “Bullsh*t Artist,” Says He Likes To “Shock People”

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Miley Cyrus threw a hotel fit & screamed ‘that they should be glad to have her’

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5 weeks ago

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Aug 12 2014 5:55am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

1. Christopher Reeve and William went to Julliard together in 1973. They were the only two people in a prestigious acting program. They stayed friends all of Reeve’s life. Williams even visited Reeve in the hospital after Reeve’s accident and he pretended to be a Russian doctor who was there to perform a Colonoscopy. Reeve said it was the first time he laughed since the accident and he realized it was going to be ok. 2. He did the Genie in “Aladdin”  and was paid ‘only’ $75,000. ...
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