Andre Leon Talley loves labels, except when it comes to his personal life. This month, the legendary Vogue writer recalls growing up in his grandmother’s house in a Vanity Fair exclusive. While he’s had “very gay experiences,” Talley refuses to label himself as a gay man.
“No, no, no. I was just into my magazines and the drawings. I had a very strict upbringing, almost puritanical. I lived there all the way through college. I was in my grandmother’s house, and I respected that!”
The 63-year old also reveals that he’s been in love with two women and has never slept around in the fashion industry.
“[Y]es, I swear on my grandmother’s grave that I never slept with a single designer in my life. Never, ever desired, never was asked, never was approached, never, ever bought, in my entire career. Never. Not one. Skinny or fat. Never.”
Vixens: do you think Talley’s comments are rooted in denial or the truth?
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