"Gore Vidal is up in arms over a new play that imagines him being sexually attracted to Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.
Edmund White's "Terre Haute," which recently finished a successful run in Britain, involves the relationship between a thinly veiled, Vidal-like writer named James and a McVeigh-like killer, Harrison.
Vidal, 81, told the London Observer: "Edmund White will yet be feeling the wrath of my lawyers. It's unethical and vicious to make it very clear that this old faggot writer is based on me, and that I'm madly in love with Timothy McVeigh, who I never met."
Ann Coulter was condemned all over the net for using the same word. Listen for the silence about Vidal using it. And Vidal is using it in an abusive rather than a descriptive way, unlike Coulter. And Isaiah Washington lost his TV job for using the word too.
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