Seven years ago, at the time of the unanticipated death of a young and talented movie star, River Phoenix, the delicate topic of bisexuality was thrust onto the international stage. By featuring River as a paradigmatic model, a credibly valid portrait or case history of the bisexual psyche can be drawn. My thoughts concerning bisexuality have been augmented by further research including the works of Mary Renault, Krafft-Ebing and Masters and Johnson, among others, all of which I have analyzed critically and find essentially valid, although I do not share this morally controversial lifestyle in any way. As the themes in his films worked themselves more deeply into his impressionable mind, River adopted some of the tendencies of the characters he portrayed.
October 31st, , am. Tagged: interview. Reply Thread Link. Reply Parent Thread Link. How sad--word has it, Merv got his greedy hands on anybody he wanted. So, I see why he was so secretive. Anais, do you remember what quotes that inclined him as bi?
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In the years following Idaho , Keanu Reeves went on to become Neo and die for our sins in The Matrix , and River Phoenix simply died, overdosing two years later in a Hollywood club. Additionally, though not emphasized by the mainstream media, Reeves and Phoenix both had substantial gay followings, and it was smart business, and not just artistic moxie, for them to take these roles at a time when Hollywood was showing an increased awareness of gay and lesbian markets. Even beyond this, both Reeves and Phoenix were persistently rumored to be gay or bisexual themselves in fact, a tall tale echoes to this day that Reeves and David Geffen were secretly wed in Europe years ago! Mike is emotional, vulnerable, in search of love and connection.