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Lambert Speaks - Again!

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  1. 1

    He is just way too arrogant and cocky, his performance at the AMA's sucked hardcore and it wasn't about any controversy, it was a terrible song and he sounded like shit. He needs to get over himself. I used to like him, not any more. His attitude SUX.

  2. 2

    He was ridiculously lewd (at the AMA's), idc what anyone says…

  3. 3

    I would do bad bad things to that man

  4. 4

    I'm not a fan but good for him for not apologizing. There's no reason to. Conservatives can go fuck themselves and I would be more than happy to supply the broom handle for them to do it.

  5. 5

    Can someone get this guy a DERMATOLOGIST or something - his skin (despite all the makeup) is AWFUL

  6. 6

    Love you Adam!

  7. buck says – reply to this


    i can't look at him without seeing fire red hair and freckles.

  8. 8

    It was a great interview! Just Me.. but the songs were fabulous, the outfits hot and Adam amazing!!!… Much Success!

  9. 9

    He gives us gays a bad rep. I'm so ashamed of him

  10. 10

    i just dont get all the glambert love

  11. 11

    he did nothing wrong this is such shit

  12. 12

    I never watch American Idol and didn't know about Lambert. His performance at the AMA was silly. I was not offended or anything. It just looked like a teenager acting silly with his friends.
    What really worried me is that his singing is, in my opinion, average or below average. Just can't believe Americans love these "idols" who really lack talent.

  13. 13

    Well said Adam! Completely agree 100%

  14. 14

    great job handling it. he's right. it is what it is. It was late at night. He did a great job just saying it like it was without excuses!

  15. 15

    As he says, there were lots of adult moments and the only reason there was any complaint is because the USA has a huge population of ridiculous homophobic people.

  16. 16

    I dont really care for his music, but I think he is right. There is a double standard that needs to be broken. Remember when Madonna, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera kissed on stage? He didnt do anything that hasnt been done before..he is being discriminated against for being a gay male and doing them!

  17. 17

    Good for him, I really wasn't overly excited about getting his CD, but after this interview I'm going to check it out.

  18. 18

    I applaud him…he is NOT a babysitter and there are many more things that are incredibly more offensive than anything he did. I'm glad he's pushing the envelope and hope he continues to do so!

  19. 19

    Did anyone else notice that in the clips leading up to this interview they showed the infamous kiss with Madonna/Brit/Xtina but when they went to Adam's performance they BLURRED OUT his kiss with the boy in the band????


  20. 20

    Re: ElskanMin – More reason why America needs to experience deprivation of their rights for the ability to create new ones which are in conjunction with a 360M populous.

  21. 21

    gotta side with lambert. he shouldn't apologize.

  22. 22

    Well said, however it was still inappropriate for network tv. Now he will be known as the guy who was overtly sexual on the AMA's. Your music should be enough for you to stand out…clearly that isn't the case here.

  23. 23

    what he did was wrong. piriot.
    I really liked him but his preformance on the AMA's was lame!

  24. 24

    He had some good answers, but sometimes you have to take a little responsibility for things you've done wrong.

  25. 25

    Boo Friggin Hoo! Adam you suck! You did it for attention! No one cares that you are gay—just save that kind of crap for MTV. I think you might be a little bitter you didn't win idol!

  26. 26


    DIDN'T JANET JACKSON'S CAREER GET DERAILED FOR A YEAR BECAUSE THE SUPERBOWL PERFORMANCE? … and she's actually an established SOMEBODY…not a second place contestant of a show

  27. 27

    very eloquent and completely logical in his responses. awards shows are known for their unpredictability and children shouldn't have been up that late on a school night anyway. it's not his responsibility to censor himself. he obviously doesn't want or need everyone to like him, so why should he misrepresent himself as an artist and completely neutralize what he stands for?? IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT, CHANGE THE CHANNEL. no one held a gun to anyone's head and forced them to watch, so SHUT THE FUCK UP ALREADY!

  28. 28

    Keep your arrogant attitude at home Adam. I don't approve of what he did nor do I approve of what Madonna did either. I also do not think that parents need to record shows just to watch them before their kids do, just to make sure it is suitable for the kids to watch. I can't believe he said that. He also looks really creepy.

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    Re: ElskanMin – People like you amaze me. I come to a site run by a gay man, participate in marches b/c I feel that forcing your views on others is wrong and that homosexuals deserve the right to marry as much as a heterosexual does and I get slapped with some idiotic comment like that b/c I personally found his 'show' distasteful. He can kiss whomever he wants, when he pantomimes oral sex and finger fucking, it's going to far.

  30. fiona says – reply to this


    He knew exactly what he was doing. If he did that in front of women he didn't know, then he still is a rude, crude pig of a man, no gentleman. Society has not fallen so far that it is ok to assault people with unwanted sexual acts. This is not art. It is bad gay club grinding, and pop rock shrieking. I do not sense anything from him but immature smug satisfaction.

  31. 31

    sooooooo gay. He knew what he was doing. No such thing as bad press. He was trying to have a "Like A virgin" or "Billy Jean" moment. But no one even remembers the lame ass song he sung. Just that he is a huge queen. stick a fork in him….

  32. CHC says – reply to this


    If only every person in Hollywood / music industry/etc… could articulate as well as he did, the world would be a better (or at least more tolerable)place! Keep it up, Adam

  33. 33

    face it you fucked up, kiss a lot of butt, make up some lame excuse and give it time.

  34. 34

    Agree with Adam 100% Go Adam! You rock! ;P

  35. 35

    Can i have those pants…please.

  36. 36

    That's why I love him. Classy answers.
    "I'm not a babysitter" AMEN!
    I like how Adam acknowledged that he didn't sing well at the AMA's. Good for him because it was terrible.
    But go Adam .. you'll work it out. Talent and looks are on your side.

  37. 37

    Re: pinksugar – Me either. He's just the Richard Simmons of the new millanium.

  38. 38

    I am not a fan of glambert but I think it's ridiculous that they had to blur out the kiss in his performance! I understand the whole blowjob move being blurred out but a gay kiss? They've had gay kissing on soap operas on this station, why did they have to blur it out on the morning news?

  39. 39

    here here Adam - never mind all the bigots and ignorant fools out there - you keep doing what you do - censorship of the arts should never happen and at 11 pm - children are to young to be watching anyhow - what next burning books …oh wait that actually does happen in America still….lols xxxx

  40. 40

    He was great on the CBS morning show!!

  41. 41

    Love you, Adam! I think the way he explained himself is perfect! Come on, that lady was nutso on the "children fans" crap! My kids certainly wouldn't be watching that and I certainly wouldn't have them up that late either! I loved his performance and want to see more! Gimme more, Adam!

  42. 42

    Adam is right, the reason he is getting grief is because he is a GAY MALE plain and simple! Although CBS gave him a platform this morning I am still disappointed that they censored the kiss between himself and another male! A total double standard! Love the fact that the only thing he would do better is sing it better.

  43. 43

    Yeah! He's not a babysitter. haha

  44. 44

    BULLSHIT!That was a calculated move that was completley rehearsed.But no need to apologize.If I want to see more women kissing women on TV than I'll have to put up with more dudes kissing dudes,seems fair.Besides I was watching Sunday night football at the time and one the Eagles pulled down one the Bears pants on a tackle so whats gayer(Or funnier?)!?Adam kissing another dude or a half naked football player?

  45. Meeps says – reply to this


    It all boils down to the fact that he was completely inappropriate considering this performance was aired on a major network. Madonna may have sucked face with BritBrit and Xtina but it was on MTV, not CBS, NBC or ABC so no argument for a double standard can be used here. Let's face it-it was about controversy and not artistic expression and with all the fuss over it, it's clear he's getting exactly what he wants. And for why did he not break out the crotch grabbing and tongue flapping when he was on American Idol? Maybe perhaps because if he had, chances are the American public might not have been so receptive and voted him off long before the final two. Just a thought, Perez.

  46. 46

    He at least should be honest about what he intended to do when he got on stage. He and his group knew what they were going to happen and intentionally did not rehearse it that way so it would be a shock to ABC. I don't believe for a minute that it was impromptu. He is just another performer who will do anything for attention, no better or worse than the next desperate performer looking for a way to get publicity. I don't think he is a good representative of the gay community because he uses his sexual preference to propel his career. If he were straight he wouldn't be able to do that because he would lost in the crowd.

  47. 47

    I thought Adam did a great job of standing his ground, explaining that he did get carried away & also admitted it wasn't the best vocals either. He's right in pointing out all the other sexually charged performances of the night that are NOT being condemned. I hope this doesn't damage him too much right out of the gate.

  48. 48

    know your boundaries.my grandaughter is visiting,watched awards for her fav.taylor swift.she didn,t need to see your filthteenagers are up and watching and it vacation week.and you sir are a pig..

  49. 49

    He is totally right.. it is up to the parents… you can't shield them from everything, and if they are staying up past 11:00pm to watch this, they are old enough for you to have the talk about what Adam was doing. And, what is with them fuzzing out him making out with that other guy? They will show Britney Spears making out with Madonna, but not him making out with this guy? Come on… stop being such prudes, it is getting ridiculous.

  50. 50

    I didn't particularly find his performance at the AMA all the captivating, and I'm a fan of his. I thought he sounded awful, and the routine wasn't very interesting- it was all for shock value. I think he's a great performer, he has that "magic" about him that gets the audience eating out of his hand… the AMAs were a grab at low hanging fruit. But I LOVED how he handled himself at the interview: thoughtful, intelligent, and puts his money where his mouth is. How refreshing in a world full of idiot celebrities and their PC professionally crafted and robotic PR statements to save their bacons all the time.

  51. 51

    He lost me as a fan. He is a pig.

  52. 52

    Perez you should start your own gay channel on cable. Call it RECTUM

  53. 53

    Leave the man alone. People are being way too sensitive towards this. Its time to just let it goooo.

  54. 54

    KIDS voted for Adam on American Idol. KIDS helped Adam get first runner up. He now says he is not a babysitter. The parents of those KIDS will not pay for Adam's music anymore. Adam went too far with the oral sex simulation. This choice will hurt his career and his income$$$$$$. Adam should have saved that performance fr ADULT audiences. NO SEX simulation, straight or gay, is OK for major network's award shows.EVER!!!I also felt some of the rappers should not have been allowed to sing some of their NASTY songs either.CHILDREN were watching.

  55. 55

    LOVE HIM! His performance was over the top and I freakin loved it! I am glad that he is not ashamed of what he did on stage b/c he has nothing to apologize for!

  56. 56

    lol at the 'straight talk'

  57. 57

    I thought he was good, and he shouldn't have to apologise it was too late for children to be watching, i love him :)

  58. Lava says – reply to this


    too bad he went to far. His career is now over I hate to say.

  59. 59

    I love him,
    his music,
    his smile,
    his clothes,
    his videos,
    his humor,
    his honesty,
    his band,
    his integrity,
    his vulnerabilty,
    his toughness,
    his eyebrows (did he help you with yours at AMAs, Perez - you said he gave you some make-up tips),
    his humanity,
    and his CD more and more every day.

    "Music Again" was fantastic this morning ("eyes, baby, eyes").

    In addition to just being fun, popular culture can help nudge us all down the road of progess a bit. Adam does it with a wink, a smile, and an occasional shove.

  60. LadyM says – reply to this


    I think he handled himself well. This whole reaction is overblown….he did nothing that Madonna and other artist have not been doing for years…..if he was a straight woman no one would care…..good for you Adam for handling the interview in a classy way!

  61. 61

    Good for him for not apologizing!!! I've got small kids. His job is to share his art/talent/passion. My job is to decide whether or not it is appropriate for my kids to watch. I can see how in that situation you might get caught up in the moment and carried away. I wouldn't want to take that away from an artist. I would have thought less of him if he had caved in and apologized for his actions. I feel he handled the situation beautifully!

  62. 62

    What's next??? Does he want to do REAL SEX on major network TV next year???

  63. 63

    You know what? It was inappropriate, period. It has nothing to do with homosexuality. If a male singer took a female dancer's head and shoved it into his crotch there'd be a backlash, also. Same with two women. It's inappropriate and parents were watching the AMA's with their young children. I could care less but I absolutely understand why people think he's full of shit. I don't think he should apologize because it doesn't matter, what's done is done. But saying that this is just because he is gay is complete bullshit. Whatever, this got him in the news, mission accomplished Adam.

  64. 64

    I'm glad he eloquently defended his performance and didn't apologize. Just because he started out on Idol doesn't mean he has to conform to be marketable to kids.

  65. 65

    This is ridiculous!! If he was a straight man getting frisky with women on stage the media wouldn't have mentioned this….they just all need to shut the hell up! Good on you, Adam!!! Big love to you!!! :)

  66. 66

    Yuck…LOSER!! Thank goodness nobody wants to see him, keep canceling his "performances," he's disgusting.

  67. 67

    He's deliberately created controversy to stretch his 15 minutes out a bit. I can see the CBS Morning Show trying to get in on this - because nobody watches that show and they're desperate for viewers. If he was truly talented, he wouldn't have to try so hard to gain relevance.

  68. 68

    You may not be a babysitter Lamebert, but if you must use sexual moves to showcase your so-called talent then you're not much of an artist either.

  69. 69

    And I love his hair (Kris Allen was right).

    (Kris tweet/pimped Adam's album, and Anoop and Sarver sent him love and have his back - love is much nicer than hate.)

  70. 70

    He seems quite cocky.. especially for just starting out..
    I do like his voice and his music.. and I agree that he isn't a babysitter and people need to settle down.
    You can't please everyone, and I'm glad he's sticking to that.

  71. 71

    He's really rocking that clay-mation look!

  72. 72

    He is nothing and he knows it! He is getting publicity because he is disgusting not because of his talent! I wouldn't walk out my front door to see him perform.

  73. 73

    I love him! he always seems so sweet in interviews. andd god I love his hair like that!

  74. 74

    Re: Beaner – You're truly ignorant. It saddens me to think what environment you grew up in, if you believe that to stay up to 11:00pm to watch your favorite singer perform means you should know what oral sex is no matter your age. Good luck to you.

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  76. 76

    he'll regret it when he gets older. i thought it was supposed to be about talent not telling the world ones sexual preference. save that stuff for the strip clubs. we all know your preference. what we really care about is if you have talent…anyone can grope themselves or another person. last i checked, that wasn't part of the requirements of being a talented singer. Elton John is a very talented man and i don't recall him getting where he's at on anything other than than his merrit.

  77. 77


    Clearly you have amnesia if you do not remember the flack Madonna and Brit Brit got because it was only slightly more than just a peck. Also, people have said over and over they didn't mind the kiss, which more more like a mouth raping and an attack on the dudes face and tonsils. The SIMULATED ORAL SEX which lasted about 4 times longer than the kiss. PEOPLE DON'T CARE ABOUT THE KISS!

  78. 78

    This is not an issue about being gay or not. It's about what's appropriate for network television, and simulating oral sex is far beyond the level of Janet Jackson's crotch grab. Have some decency and save that shit for MTV.

  79. 79

    I agree with Adam - there's a double standard that exists not only for men and gays BUT gay males. Did I love his performance? Not really - but I was certainly not offended and have no issues with his "overly sexual" performance. Beyonce gyrates onstage half-naked, Lil Kim wears pasties, but Adam can't kiss a boy on TV? Dumb.

  80. 80

    He said it "I'm not a babysitter". Soo right. This is the AMA's people, not Sesame Street! I have a five year old. She is in bed at that time. I also have a gay son and am a fairly consevative christian woman and do not have a problem with this.

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  82. 82

    Wow..Adam is really well spoken. I think he makes alot of valid points. As a parent I agree that it is our responsibilty to monitor what our kids watch on TV. You never know what you're gonna get with live tv, especially at 11pm. If a parent is that concerned, DVR and review it prior to letting your kids watch.

    One of his other points is very relavent too. He is learning. I'm sure in the future he will think twice before straying from what was done in rehearsal. Bottomline for me is he stood his ground and made a valid agrument for his position.

  83. 83

    The people complaining probably include those who take their families to Hooters. Your kids should be in bed at 11 PM. If you don't like risque performances, change the channel. I've never even seen Adam before this, but I like his responses. Whenever people trot out the family card on a late night performance, you start to smell a homophobic rat.

  84. 84

    I didn't like his performance but it was a good thing that he didn't apologize for it. Performers are not parents or rolemodels, they are who they are. If people follow their example that's their problem and weakness.

  85. 85

    oh and FYI, in central time zone his performance started at about 9:45 p.m.
    Mountain time at about 8:45 p.m.
    (Pacific is a re-broadcast because they're 3 hours behind eastern.)

    In Central and Mountain: That's prime time people. On national television. If it were MTV or VH1 at 10 or 11, you'd likely have less outrage. Have some common sense people.

  86. 86

    I can't believe they blurred out the kiss!!

  87. 87

    arrogant twat, a year from now you'll be performing in drag bars again, then you can be as so-called outrageous as you want

  88. 88

    Re: leannaerin – You are actually really ignorant.

  89. 89

    What is he talking about? Lots of kids DO NOT go to bed early!!!
    American Idol would have never allowed him tonguing another dude!!!
    Adam…you are trying to force feed your overly charged gay lifestyle on mainstream media, via NETWORK TV, and it is NOT going to work!!! I hope you get a good PR agent, though I think it is too late. You just sank your career.

  90. 90

    Sooo true! anyone who'd let their kids stay up that late anyway can hardly complain about "inappropriate" content on TV at that hour. he's right, he's not a fucking babysitter. If you care so much about what influences your kids then watch with them and veto anything you find offensive. It's not other people's job to parent your kids or be a role model for them. Also if a straight guy or woman did the same things in a show people wouldn't bitch nearly as much. What about Janet Jackson nipple flashing during a "family" show not on at late night hour? Not nearly as much of an uproar for that as a fully clothed-guy just messing around *roll eyes*

  91. 91

    I'm so glad he didn't apologize & he's 100% correct - he's an entertainer not a babysitter….get over it!

  92. 92

    I do believe that he intended to be risque and controversial. This "heat of the moment" stuff is bull.

    However. As a gay man and as someone who has been critical of Adam in the past, I have to say that everything he said in this interview is spot on. He is discriminated against because he is a gay man and it is pathetic that his performance was singled out as being the offensive one of the night. Eminem talks about raping and murdering people, and a kiss is what is deemed inappropriate. Give me a break.

    I take back anything I've said about Adam in the past…I hope he takes over the world.

  93. 93

    "i'm not a babysitter, i'm a performer" GOOD FOR YOU GLAMBERT! i totally agree with him. i understand people are upset that he gay kissed a dude, but frankly, it's time to get some people upset. without visibility, there is no change. GAY OUT!

  94. 94

    I am so happy he is not sorry. We need more Entertainers who are not afraid of what people think. We are a Country that are to believe in freedom of speach. By the way his music is amazing and so is he!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  95. 95

    Re: Spindoc

    I know the AMA performance was shocking, but his album is actually REALLY good. To be honest, it's arguably the best debut CD from an Idol alum ever.

  96. 96

    nice hair….
    I was sarcastic

  97. 97

    I don't like Glambert's music. It's just too theatery for me. But I give him props for standing up that he was not the only one who was sexual at the AMAs, and he shouldn't be the scapegoat of this situation. What young children are up watching anyway? And what do you say to them about Gaga's outfit? Think about it.

    Our bad, Adam.

  98. 98

    I preferred Kelly Clarkson's performance at the AMA's. Kelly belted it out like nobodys business. Her music sticks in my head. I couldn't remember Adam's song afterwards….only the stage act.

  99. 99

    touché mr. lambert touché

  100. 100

    I hope he offends some more uptight conservatives.

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