magazine's latest "Stars: Are They Normal or Not?"
section, Adam Sandler and Kevin James, costars of the
film I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry,
pose for a mock kiss to promote the film's play-as-gay
plot. The magazine stamped a "Not Normal" label
over the picture, much to the distaste of Boy Culture
blogger Matthew Rettenmund.
in a post that Star editor in chief Candace
Trunzo should "pucker up and kiss my normal gay ass."
Through the Gay
and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Trunzo has
apologized for the photo caption, saying, " 'Normal/Not
Normal' is supposed to be funny, and I regret that
this particular photo caption was offensive and not
written in a way to make it clear we were being
humorous. The joke was that Kevin James and Adam Sandler are
not gay. If the kiss was between Lance Bass and his
boyfriend or any other gay celebrities, it would be
mentioned that in the same Star issue a
"Couples News" section included a story on Neil Patrick
Harris and his boyfriend.
published the apology on his Web site Friday. (The