Werner Herzog discovers John Waters is Gay
Wed, 11 Jul 2012
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything Werner Herzog related and as an added bonus, this one relates to John Waters too.
Taken from a 2007 documentary I’ve not heard of called On the Ecstasy of Ski Flying, Herzog explains how his wonderful documentarian eye has finally led him, after 35 years, to this observation:
For me a chair is a chair — and I do not reference to other possibilities. For me, a man is a man. I cannot distinguish a gay man from a straight man. I just cannot distinguish …
“After 35 years of knowing John Waters I turn to my wife and I said to her, ‘I have the feeling that this man is gay.’”
Man, he’s pretty awesome.