Calvin Klein And Nick Gruber Are Still Together

Categories: Gaaaaayyyyyy

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Calvin far left, Nick far right

Way back in January, I railed against the seemingly off-kilter power balance of their alleged love, but Calvin Klein and ex-porn-player Nick Gruber are still an item, having lasted longer than any relationship I've ever had.

In fact, at a recent talk Calvin gave, he spoke admiringly of Nick, who sat beaming in the front row.

Calvin said he unexpectedly fell in love with a young man, who he explained is a total jock and who he's even gone hang gliding with. (I guess they love sharing daredevil stunts against nature.)

The ex-designer added that it's interesting to see things through Nick's eyes since Nick hasn't experienced nearly as much as he himself has (though for his age, Nick seems quite experienced, thank you).

As a diehard cynic, I have to at least bite the designer bullet and give them credit for keeping their thing going, whatever that may be.

Aren't you overjoyed for them?

Are you buying it?

Not the underwear and cologne -- I mean the love.


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46 comments
Steve Krotz
Steve Krotz

A lot of the comments here sound incredibly ageist. For those of you who don't know what that means, its defined as prejudice and/or discrimination against a particular age-group - especially the elderly. I find that as reprehensible as homophobia. I just turned 68 and my partner is almost 36. We've been together for 13 years and are each other's best friend and though our income level is pretty low, we support each other and are very happy. Before meeting my current partner, I was with my previous partner for 25 years until he died of AIDS. To belittle and ridicule someone simply based on age is about as childish as it gets. I've had friends from all age groups my entire life and some of the most important things I've learned and experienced because of those associations has taken me places most of you will never even dream of. I feel sorry for you because you're already dead and will never see some of the most extraordinary things life has to offer because you'll never listen to the people who can show them to you.

Slurpee
Slurpee

They are so damned adorable coupled up they could easily work a Halloween Haunted House together and make quite a killing!

Tim Schapker
Tim Schapker

I think we need to call their relationship exactly what it is — none of our business.

Marcos
Marcos

None of your business? When he throws publicity parties for Nick and talks about him at panel discussions? They are public figures, darling. 

Charlie Brennan
Charlie Brennan

Older men look better when they DON'T get face-lifts.

You ever see Ian McKellen tooling around the West End with his latest boy toy: wonky teeth, lizard skin but he's still got that wicked glitter in his eyes, he's going to be the BEST conversationalist and look at his hands: the man must have a GIGANTIC dick.

Bet Klein is BORING to hang with: you need hag-gliding when you're both too dumb to talk about anything fun.

Honeyformoney
Honeyformoney

This is Hilarious, I meet my partner when I was 19 he was 29, still together 12 years on!  Some guys like older men, some like younger men.  Who cares if Nick likes someone old enough to be his grandad.  At least he has the balls to show how he feels in public.  Personally I'm a bit cinical being in insurance and do not think it's true love, but who knows,  it could last.  Good luck.

Marcos
Marcos

He likes someone old enough to be his grandad? Yeah, who's rich and famous!!!! 

DannyEastVillage
DannyEastVillage

and anyway I've never been able to forgive Klein for pretending he was straight by getting a wife and a babe in the early years of the epidemic, even as boys who made him rich by drawing dresses for him lay dying in NYC's hospitals.  I know: I was here, saw him get married and nursed the boys.

DannyEastVillage
DannyEastVillage

Well, I saw McKellan in King Lear, near the end of which he strips naked; and as a matter of fact an audible gasp went up from the audience.

MsBucket
MsBucket

Yes, it was like he was auditioning to be in "Alien 5." It was waaaaaay too much for the audience and Shakespeare!

Charlie Brennan
Charlie Brennan

Man, I feel better. My BF (of fifteen years standing, so I guess we're married) is 46 and I'm 34 and I thought we were a bit odd. He's uber-youthful though (I'm a bitter cynic compared to him) and he talks to young people for, like, five seconds and they're all starry-eyed with his passion and his anarchist politics and his love of traveling and meeting the world's people. So I guess he's eternally 17.

Slurpee
Slurpee

Girl, you might want to keep an eye on that one.

Manny Espinola
Manny Espinola

More power to you both, be good to each other, and enjoy life to the fullest, god knows it's too short and no one knows what's going to happen tomorrow.

Lost Weekend
Lost Weekend

Even Samantha from "Sex and the City" drew the line when it came difference in age.  She could look past generation gap, the Viagra, the jokes from her friends --  just as long as the jewelry and other gifts kept coming.  But when she saw his sagging backside, that's when she said, "Nope!  Can't do it!"  Not for love or money.....  

Corvidaecorvus
Corvidaecorvus

If people are happy, I think we stopped caring if they both feel love. Whatever they have is obviously working, and wouldn't every young guy love a sugar daddy who isn't unattractive? Wouldn't every aging gay like a tomboy he can fall in (possibly one way) love with?

Cadenarich
Cadenarich

GOOD OLD AMERICANS AND THEIR SMALL MINDED VIEWS.  as long as both of them are happy with the relationship--i wish them the best.  

Kkalio
Kkalio

Tacky and sad just like when you see an old man with a 20 yr. old woman. It just shows how superficial and ridiculous he is. Obviously, there is not much they have in common because of the age difference - and its not a meeting of the minds. Get someone your own age (or at least within 20 years!)

Chad
Chad

I'm buying the love alright....the love between Nick and that young stud that has his arm around Nick!

Emn
Emn

A lot of hate.

Okay.

Normadesmond
Normadesmond

it's that face. no amount of money could ever soothe the horror of rolling over in bed and seeing THAT.

Slurpee
Slurpee

Huntee, for $1 million in my bank account Miss Calvin could paper the walls with that face and I'd grin and bear it!

BlahBlah
BlahBlah

No. I'm not buying it, but Calvin is.

mudduck
mudduck

Sometimes old souls and young souls fit together. So be it. I was 27 when my (now) husband was born. It was a long wait for him to grow up. If I live and the country lasts, we may make 30 years together. Socially, we're a bit awkward. I fit into his family on his parents' level (his mother is two years older than I am); he fits into my family as one of the grandkids. People in stores think we're father and son (as if fathers and sons go shopping together). No matter -- at home we're just us, and I love his being there. What does he see in me? God knows. We're not rich. I'd question Mr. Klein's cosmetic surgery but not his partnership. I hope they last like Isherwood and Bachardy, or Yves St. Laurent and Pierre Bergé.

LaGay
LaGay

Are you saying you started dating him when he was a fetus? Now that is MUCH!

Drjazz
Drjazz

It's not just age difference to discuss here. It's the fact that one is a RICH old famous icon and the other is a young ex porn star. Got it?

Goodboypa
Goodboypa

"Got it?"

Dr Jazz, I bow down in prostate insignificance before the grandeur of your wealth of knowledge and overshadowing intellect. I understand the error of my poor reasoning and my lackadaisical attitude towards moral condemnation. 

I REPENT!Maybe not: Do you REALLY think someone is STUPID for not buying into the tired, old queeny pissing that we in the gay community excel at? Most of what passes as queeny pissing is more likely jealousy, but I shall refrain from pointing my own gnarly finger at anyone in particular.

Calvin and any passel of his young entourage can do as they please. It is no business of mine and it makes no difference to my life or to my own loves. Perhaps the rest of you would rather live in some fascist state where the intolerant make our choices for us. The Republithugs and Teabaggers are doing a good enough job getting us THERE without some of the rest of us lending a wicked hand.

Goodboypa
Goodboypa

wonder why it is our business to judge

who here likes for straights to judge that we fall in love with another of the same sex… hypocritical for us to judge purely on assumptions about age.

Moses Munro
Moses Munro

That's bullshit man. We all know that shit is gross and wildly incongruent. Disgusting display of a totally superficial daddy complex. Good work representing the community guyzzzzz!

Goodboypa
Goodboypa

Clearly, Moses, you believe that you are good to judge. Hope you keep your whacker completely clean so that nobody else gives a lob to chop it off for being "gross and wildly incongruent."

I am not defending their choices, but I reject the judgment that jaded gays love to heap on other gays. (Yes, I acknowledge that I'm making an assumption about the orientation of most of the posters here.)

ostracario
ostracario

Calvin is from another era when one had to marry a beard to become successful.  In spite of the fact that NO ONE bought the fact that Calvin and Kelly were a real couple for more than a second or two (and that's being generous), they were a couple.  Just as Calvin and Nick are now a couple.  Who are we to judge?

JEWISHPRINCESS0
JEWISHPRINCESS0

Yes I am buying it.I was never buying it when he married  Kelly.

jag43
jag43

It's the old saw about incompatibility: the income of one matches pat-ability of the other.

Starz
Starz

99 year old Calvin went hanggliding? I am scared just thinking about that. How did his face not break?

Kleined
Kleined

and they both love botox lol

Zizi
Zizi

If they keep that porn star between them (the one in the picture), their marriage sandwich will be fresh forever.

Phil Davis
Phil Davis

I don't doubt that Nick loves money and Calvin loves youth.

Robusta Capp
Robusta Capp

God bless.  I'm all for growing old disgracefully!

LaGay
LaGay

I'm with you, chile. I just wonder who bangs who out or do they just bump each others p*****s?

MartinNYID
MartinNYID

"If you've got some sugar for me, Sugar Daddy bring it home!"

MSpeer
MSpeer

That's a rather scary picture of our pal Calvin. That strange look in his eyes.  And does is boyfriend have any other expression? Looks like a mask.

Matthew Rettenmund
Matthew Rettenmund

It's probably not love, but I'm sure he enjoys cleaning him like a mother cat after they romp around and hang-glide and things. And maybe that's enough.

Katz
Katz

Well, they both benefit, so conceivably it could last forever.

Me
Me

Yeah right!  It'll last until um... Grubber here gains 10lbs, then he'll get dumped by CK like yesterday tampon.

Wings
Wings

That's nice of you to give them some props for keeping it going, but it's still ridiculous.

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