Heath Ledger ''Refused’' to Partake in Brokeback Mountain Joke

Jake Gyllenhaal has said in the past that Brokeback Mountain, which he starred alongside the late actor Heath Ledger, is one of the movies of his he can’t bring himself to watch.  “There are things you’re chosen for—a quality, an essence—and [Ang Lee] did that,” the 39-year-old shared in a recent interview with Another Man magazine. “And it’s still a mystery […]

Heath Ledger refused to present at Oscars over ‘Brokeback Mountain’ jokes

Late actor Heath Ledger was so adamant that 2005’s “Brokeback Mountain” be taken seriously, he refused to entertain those who made jest of the homosexual relationship central to the story, according to co-star Jake Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal recently revealed that the Oscar-winner refused to present at the 2007 Academy Awards due to a joke written into […]