Adam Lambert, runner-up to the US reality show “American Idol”, admits that he is gay in an interview with Rolling Stones magazine. His admission answers a long-standing question that has followed the singer for months since he gained millions of fans from the show.
In excerpts from an interview that were released yesterday, Lambert says that it “should be of no surprise to anyone” to know that he is a homosexual. “I’m proud of my sexuality,” he said. “I embrace it. It’s just another part of me.” Lambert, who was widely considered the front-runner going into the finale, had never publicly said he was gay until this interview came out. Many have speculated that his May finale loss to Kris Allen was because of his sexuality, which costs him several votes.