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Rupert Everett: Movie industry is anti-gay

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The British actor Rupert Everett says he would not advise any gay actor working in the movie industry to come out as it would not help his career.

He told HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur that straight actors could play the part of gay people and win awards - but the roles were rarely reversed.

You can watch the full interview on BBC Two at 10.30 GMT on Tuesday 15 January, on the BBC News Channel on Monday 14 January at 04:30 GMT and Tuesday 15 January at 00:30 GMT and on BBC World News on Monday 14 January at 04:30, 09:30, 14:30 and 21:30 GMT.

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