Cat Cora & Clan: The Lorax Premiere

Iron Chef Cat Cora and family posed for some “red” carpet pics on Sunday (February 19) at the world premiere of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax at Universal Studios in Hollywood, Calif. Cat and her wife Jennifer are proud mamas to their four sons Zoran, Caje, Thatcher, and Nash.

The celebrity chef recently spoke out against Cynthia Nixon‘s highly criticized remarks that “”homosexuality can be a choice.”

“I’m gay, and I was born this way,” the Food Network star stated on the CBS daytime show The Talk. “So, I really feel like it was dangerous and irresponsible of Cynthia, especially in this environment today when so many young people are taking their lives.”

“I know growing up as a young gay person how much you hate yourself,” she continues. “How much you already think you’re different. And for someone to say, ‘It’s a choice, you can be this way or that way,’ I think it’s dangerous and I ask Cynthia to please, reach out to the community and say – to all the people who do hate themselves right now, all the young kids who are impressionable – to say, ‘You’re OK, take it one day at a time, it gets better.’ “

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Photo credit: Bauer Griffin

  • Ruby&Lucymomma

    Can’t a person choose to not engage in a homosexual relationship? What if a person who is born gay, but their religious affiliation is against it and they decide to happily follow the “rules” of their faith?
    I don’t think there are any rules and Cynthia, like Cat, is allowed her opinion!

    • Anonymous

      Sure, a gay person could choose not to be in a gay relationship, just as there are heterosexual people who chose not to be in relationships.

      Cynthia Nixon already clarified what she said to include the fact that she is technicall bi-sexual and she *chooses* to be in a gay relationship. This is not the same thing as homosexuality (or heterosexuality) being a *choice*.

      • Rosy

        Exactly, I completely agree.

        And if somebody is choosing not to have a homosexual relationship purely because their religion is “against” it, then I don’t feel they’re being true to themselves. What a waste of life to have to change yourself to fit that mould.

        You can choose to be in a relationship or not, but you cannot choose to be a certain sexual orientation, the same way you can’t choose your biological parents.

    • MeMeMe

      Anyone can make the choice to practice celibacy, for reasons religious or otherwise, but that doesn’t change who they are attracted to.

    • Anonymous

      I take issue with “happily”.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know who these people are but are those 3 smaller boys triplets or something?

    • AJ

      If I have this right, their second son (I think the one standing in the middle of the 3 youngest; he looks a bit older) was 1 or 1 1/2 when the two youngest were born. Each mom was pregnant at the same time so the two youngest boys are only a few months apart but no, no triplets.

    • anonymous

      No both ladies were pregnant at the same time one with a set of twins.

    • MeMeMe

      I think they are just rteally close in age. IIRC Cat and her partner were both pregnant with the youngest two at about the same time.

    • Calla

      No, they aren’t triplets. Caje was born in 2007, Thatcher was born in April 2009 and Nash was born in July 2009.

    • Anonymous

      The two youngest were born at approximately the same time but are not actually twins. Both women were pregnant at the same time and gave birth very close to each other. And according the wikipedia, the second-oldest is only 9 months older than the two youngest, which explains why they’re about the same size (he’s probably a tiny bit taller but sometimes it’s hard to tell in photos due to differences in perspective).

  • Anonymous

    Not triplets. Cat and Jennifer were pregnant at the same time.

  • Gina

    Anatomically speaking, we were not built to have sex with a person of the same sex.
    This is common sense..

    • Zan

      Anatomically speaking, we were not built to spend our days sitting down, to type on computers, to live indoors, to breathe smog, to survive anything requiring health care, to travel faster than 10mph, etc etc etc. If we CAN have sex with a person of the same sex (which, anatomically speaking, is very possible), and we WANT TO, why the heck shouldn’t we?

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