Sherman Hemsley Was A Gay! Deal With It!
Nobody sputtered more comically than Sherman Hemsley, the enjoyably oafish and scheming George Jefferson from the classic sitcom The Jeffersons.
I was sad to hear that he died last week.
I was also horrified to hear him referred to over and over as "a lifelong bachelor."
What is this, Merv Griffin all over again?
Um, he was gay.
Is that so horrible to come out and say?
Nope, not at all.
A friend of mine even notes that he knew hustlers that tricked with Sherman!
Yes, he paid for it!
I guess it was only his character who was cheap.