Singer Macy Gray jokes everyone has
been “gay on occasion.”
Last month, the 44-year-old Gray
released her sixth studio album, Covered.
Its first single is a cover of the Eurythmics classic Here
Comes The Rain Again.
“Of course I'm a fan of all these
songs,” Gray told gay glossy The
Gray, who appears in out director Lee
Daniels' upcoming film The Paperboy, said she became
intoxicated with the film's star, Nicole Kidman.
“I just remember I couldn't keep my
eyes off Nicole Kidman,” she said. “I was just star-struck, and
I haven't been star-struck in a long time. I think I freaked her
And on working with Daniels: “He's
different. He's loud. He wants to get exactly what he wants. He's
really an extraordinary guy and a very interesting guy. He's
probably one of the most open people I've met. He's not afraid to
talk about anything.”
Gray added that she has “a lot of gay
people in life” and it never occurred to her not to support gay
“It's a very powerful community in
music. And, we've all been gay on occasion, you know?” Gray said
with a laugh.