Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Gay Gladiators? How Shocking!


We're gay. Gay for bodybuilding.

If by shocking you mean not at all shocking, and as transparent as Bert's forbidden love for Ernie.

With that out of the way, the men of American Gladiators (original crispy edition, not new and improved with reduced frightening hair), spoke with Maxim recently about their bygone glory days. Ben Widdicombe of the New York Daily News rehashed their comments about painkillers and steroids over the weekend, saving the best revelation, courtesy of "Zap," for last: “Half the team was lesbians at one time. But it was just women with women; there were no gay guys on that show.”

Okay, Zap, if you insist. But I'm pretty sure I saw Gladiator spandex-tenting once or twice during Breakthrough & Conquer.

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