In an interview featuring Scissor
Sisters frontman Jake Shears and singer Rufus Wainwright, Shears
calls actor Ryan Reynolds the sexiest man alive.
The openly gay entertainers are
featured in photographer Tim
Hailand's One Day in the Life of series.
Each book in the One Day in the Life
of … series provides an intimate glimpse into the daily lives
of celebrities. Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe was the
subject of Hailand's first book.
an interview with his subjects published last month in New York
City's NEXT Magazine, the men discuss their romantic lives
and who they lust over.
When Hailand asks the men about their
Valentine's Day plans, Wainwright answers: “Well, we both have
Valentines. And I'm engaged to mine.”
“Years ago I was at a Valentine's Day
party,” he adds. “I was about 12 – wait, I wasn't 12. What am
I talking about? I was 20. I was dressed as Cupid; it was at this
costume party. And I was super lonely. I didn't have a boyfriend or
anything and there were these kissing booths and everybody was lining
up and kissing and all this stuff. And I was horny and thought,
'Well, maybe, you know, I'll go into the kissing booth.' And I went
into the kissing booth, and nobody came and kissed me. And –
mostly because I was drunk – but I passed out in this booth. It
Wainwright, who came out gay as a
teenager, and his partner Jorn Weisbrodt are
now raising daughter Viva Katherine in Los Angeles.
Shears said he finds actor Ryan
Reynolds “kind of repulsive,” then added that Reynolds is “the
sexiest man alive!”
Hailand's next subject in the series
will be openly gay Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas.