Academy Award-winning actor Robert De
Niro has revealed that one of his four sons is gay.
The 75-year-old De Niro has appeared in
over 100 films throughout his career, including iconic roles in The
Deer Hunter, Raging Bull, The Godfather, Taxi
Driver, and Goodfellas.
Speaking with The Guardian, De
Niro said that he “worries” about his gay son.
“Yeah, I worry, and one of my kids is
gay, and he worries about being treated a certain way. We talk about
it,” De Niro said.
De Niro, who has six mixed-race
children, including two daughters, did not say which of his four sons
He also called Trump a “real racist”
and a “white supremacist” in the interview.
“When you see someone like [Trump]
become president, I thought, well, OK, let's see what he does –
maybe he'll change. But he just got worse. It showed me that he is
a real racist. I thought maybe as a New Yorker he understands the
diversity in the city, but he's as bad as I thought he was before –
and much worse. It's a shame. It's a bad thing in this country,”
In the 2014 documentary Remembering
the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr, De Niro revealed that his late
father was gay.
De Niro says father was probably conflicted about being gay.)