Once this tempest-in-a-teapot dies down, maybe this sort-of-news item could be removed from both pages. Personally, I'd actually cut the American Idol Season 2 section even more, but in the back of my head was the person who wanted to add more awhile back. I am personally offended by the above comment that even the assertion that someone is a homosexual is somehow "harming" them. I wasn't aware our arguments against the Guardian article were meaningless. And I agree with Pairadox.
These rumors have been discussed in scandal sheets, true, but the existence of the rumors has been raised in non-tabloid sources such as Rolling Stone magazine and television interviews and discussed on 'respectable' entertainment shows. Guess it's a slow news day when Clay's size 13 feet make headlines.
Jmh, you seem to be unduly focused on the "why didn't you object to its removal in May" rationale for excluding the material. Because this is, apparently, a contentious issue, may I venture the suggestion that the text for inclusion be drafted in a sandbox until parties can agree?
Talk:Clay Aiken/Archive 14
I am against inclusion of controversial material until there is a consensus to do so. What is important is whether there is a consensus of opinion about the issue. After an opening performance by pop-classical pianist William Joseph , instead of a traditional concert, each show was a series of vignettes threading throughout the musical performances. It's my understanding that one fan site per article is ok, and the one listed is a directory of all the sites. BLP, uses their own statements as sources, is strictly about the speculation and response rather than accusatory or salacious comments meant to be hurtful or perpetuate the rumors , and does not give the issue undue weight. Here are some obviously relevant parts none of these individuals named or referred to are the subject:. In , Aiken toured on three separate occasions.