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Artistic Director of the Moscow theatre of Oleg Tabakov Vladimir Mashkov speculate about alcoholism and homosexuality among actors. About it reports “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.
According to him, creative people are often faced with a dependence on alcohol. While Mashkov noted that the actors of his theater drink only on holidays or in honor of a successful premiere.
“You know, alcohol is our biggest problem. And it really is a disease. People engaged in creative activities — emotional, sensitive. And of course they are susceptible to that,” said Mashkov. He added that because this disease died a large number of people.
The artist did not agree with journalists, pointing out that among the actors there are a lot of gays. “Maybe, just actors in front of everyone? Probably, and in other types of activities are people of different sexual orientation”, — said Mashkov. He admitted that he is not faced with “aggressive manifestation” of homosexuality in their work environment. The actor explained that sexual orientation is a personal thing.
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