If the drama
of the Democratic primary was holding you captive back in
April, then we surely understand your neglect of Tori Spelling's Kiss
The Bride. But on Tuesday, you might want to remedy the
situation as the romantic comedy burns its way onto DVD.
Here's what we were thinking back then.
Gay audiences cheered when Tori
Spelling's character of Katherine, a struggling off-off-off Broadway
actress, gave her sweet, if clumsy, musical audition in Trick.
Her piano accompaniment for that audition is played by best friend
Gabriel who turns a trick with a male stripper into real love.
Since then Spelling has become
something of a gay icon. A status she clearly enjoys.
“I'm a huge fan of gays,” Spelling
recently told Reuters news service. “They love me; I love
them. They consider me kind of a gay icon, which they've labeled me
In her role as bride in the new
romantic comedy Kiss The Bride, Spelling hopes to expand on
The movie tells the story of Alex
(Spelling) and Ryan (James O'Shea) as they approach their wedding
day. Complications arise when Matt (Phillip Karner) shows up, more
interested in breaking up the couple than wishing them well. Matt
must confront the fact that he might still be in love with Ryan. But
Alex proves to be either cunning or completely adorable as she wins
Matt over. It is My Best Friend's Wedding with a gay twist.
The movie's gay theme “was probably
one of the top things that made me want to do the movie,” Spelling
The movie is directed by C. Jay Cox,
whose previous credits include the gay Mormon romantic comedy Latter
Spelling is also a marriage equality
advocate. At a gay couple's request, she even became an ordained
minister to officiate on their gay day.
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