Thank You Magda Szubanski!

Pic: heraldsun.com.au

Australian actress and comedienne Magda Szubanksi (most famously known for her role as Sharon in Kath and Kim) used Valentine’s Day to support gay marriage and to reveal that she is gay.

My words will come nowhere near doing her beautiful and insightful words justice so I will not try to sum up what she said, instead you can watch this for yourself.

I cannot wait for the day where a celebrity talking about their sexuality is no longer news. The reason why I can’t wait for this day is because that will mean that we are finally at a place where every person will be free to be themselves. People will not be living in fear or having to hide a part of who they are. Everyone’s human rights will be respected – we will all be seen as equal regardless of sex, race, sexual orientation, and religious beliefs.

In the meantime, I applaud all who fight to achieve this and all who share their very personal stories with us.

Magda you are an amazing, eloquent and talented woman! I, for one, can’t wait to see how you will entertain us next!

That’s Entertainment!
Sarina 🙂

About The Bellissimo Files

Hi, I’m Sarina Bellissimo and this is the place I come to indulge in my love of all things entertainment. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by all things Hollywood/showbiz. I blame my parents! As a child my mum used to force me to watch old Elvis Presley films with her, and both my mum & dad would take my brothers and I to the Drive-In to watch the latest films (this is where my love for ROCKY began!). When not watching movies, I was trying to figure out ways to pull the back off the TV so I could somehow get into it and be a part of all the action on the screen! This blog isn’t a place that revels in gossip and negativity. It’s a place where entertainment is celebrated. That said, this is a place you can turn to for honesty. Honesty and criticism don’t always mean attacks. I choose to criticise the piece of work but not the person and I acknowledge that just because I don’t like something, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t. Here you’ll find interviews with some of the biggest names in the world of Entertainment, reviews, breaking news and my very own musings. Away from The Bellissimo Files, you can find me on Spin 1038 on Saturdays, between 1pm and 3pm,presenting Plan B. There’s celebrity interviews, entertainment news, the low down on the must see movies and music releases of the week, the ultimate guide to what’s on where in the city, as well as masterclasses with experts on standby to answer listeners’ questions. I also appear on TV3’s “Elaine” panel, talk movies on “Ireland AM” and you can sometimes hear me filling in on Moncrieff’s “Movies and Booze “(Newstalk) The Bellissimo Files is constantly evolving. Files (topics) will be added or deleted as time goes on. Feel free to read, watch, comment, share, and make suggestions for what you would like to see on the site. Sarina
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