“It’s total nonsense,” Burke said. “It’s completely fabricated. There’s no truth to this rumor. It was created by an anonymous Twitter account. It was then picked up by a couple of the less-reliable, let’s say, gay blogs. And it’s now being repeated in mainstream media...
Josh is recently engaged to a lovely woman. I’ve spoken with the Canadiens about this. It’s very confusing to them. Obviously they’re supportive if they did have a gay player, and Josh is supportive of any potentially gay teammates. But it’s not him.”
Since this is a
Why? Because he's wearing shorts! And because he has a cute sense of humor (see tweet declaring him not that hot — which Gorges self-mockingly retweeted.)
Some hockey fans are saying that this week Gorges will become the first NHL player to come out while still playing. Another rumor says it will be a Blackhawks player. Here at AKSARBENT, we see no reason to limit the fruition of this rumor to one happy ending.
AKSARBENT's loyal readers know that we would never condone the publication of such an irresponsible rumor without first personally verifying that Mr. Gorges is, in fact, gay.
To do otherwise would clearly be putting the Zamboni before the horse.
However, much to our regret, it is a surer bet that the sun will flame out tomorrow than the likelihood that AKSARBENT would ever be able to personally and definitively verify Mr. Gorges' sexual orientation, though we would hardly be averse to such a task (or, as they say on twitter, #knowwhatImean).
Incidentally, the Montreal Canadiens are called "The Habs" by hockey afficianados.
Why this is so, is here.
Above are four members of "The Habs" dressed down for Halloween.
From left to right, Christopher