Gay hollywood stars had to hide their sexuality with showbiz legends like rock hudson, joan crawford, jim nabors, whitney houston and marilyn monroe staying in the closet! But now stars like jodie foster, barry manilow and kristie stewart maintain movie careers while being openly gay. Going strong since the late 1970s with rumors swirling from the start. Those arent the only rumors kicking around about the film star. Whats not so well-known known about romero is that he was gay. rock hudson, the gay heartthrob who defined an era, is given an alternate, happy fate in hollywood, ryan murphys new netflix series. Hollywoods secret history scotty bowers on sex and stars in the. Bowers boasts that he paired cary grant with rock hudson back when the pillow talk star was still. For instance, actor rock hudson was a well known homosexual behind the scenes of hollywood,. after all, these rock n roll titans are surrounded by money and groupies and fame, so it stands to reason that people would make up wicked rumors. Of course, there are rumors that he likes extreme sex acts, and that he might even occasionally have sex with men. Little does he know that hes about to get a front-row seat to the truth about remmy.