"But I wanted to know who he was, because he was a guy in his mid-to-late 40s who was short and tubby, surrounded by boys who were 18 to 21.
But in the time Ryan spent with Singer and his crew in 2013, he saw a lot of boys he felt sure were under 18.One incident involving Castro especially struck him."I went down to a club in West Hollywood and I saw Wayne and Tommy there.There’s really nothing wrong with them dating in much the same way that there’s nothing wrong if Bryan and actor Frank Langella kiss on the red carpet. But according to a handful of sources who spoke with Gawker over the course of the last week, he was known as the most generous and active benefactor of a scene that allowed the young and impressionable to rub up against Hollywood elite—including prominent writers, directors and actors—leaving behind bitter memories and a sheaf of newly filed lawsuits.The gates to Singer's mansion are wide open if you're young, cute, and skinny—and if you can't find your way in, there's likely someone out there to pluck you.
As Buzzfeed also reported Wednesday night, it's widely believed in West Hollywood that Singer has multiple men who, as one source put it to me, "do [Singer's] bidding for him." The staging ground for this operation is Tiger Heat, a notorious gay party frequented by men like Tommy Johnson (a fledgling writer) and Wayne Castro, a promoter of sorts who also throws his own party, Heaven Lounge, in conjunction with Tiger Heat, LLC.
One might run into actor Kevin Spacey—who was spotted years ago partying with Singer and a group of boys by one source, a security guard who worked at the Chateau Marmont—or screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who is notorious in L. for having the same taste in men as Singer and who photos of which penetrated even the non-Hollywood gossip blogs a few years ago.
And why wouldn't an ambitious young actor want to attend?
Let’s put this in the “We Did Not Know That Department”. And, if you believe internet rumors from back in 2011, he has a boylet named Jess who used to star in Sean Cody videos. Okay, we must admit that we really don’t know if these two really became an item and, if they were, whether they are still in a relationship.
Sean Cody, for those of you who are uninitiated, is an internet site which features non-mainstream adult-oriented videos. Still, we decided to blog about them because we are amused by the comments we came across one site which are criticizing/condemning the director for maybe shacking up with a young guy.
One weekend when Johnson was out of town, Ryan wanted to go to Tiger Heat, so he contacted Castro and asked for a wristband.