Singer Josh Groban has finally commented on the gay rumours that have followed him throughtout his career.
“Honestly, if I were gay, I would have had no problem saying it from day one,” Groban tells PrideSource. “I would have nothing to hide if that were the case.”
Groban realised he was a gay icon when bears began telling him about his growing gay fanbase.
“I’m like, ‘Are you a baseball team?'” says Josh Groban.
He says people have always speculated about his sexuality, but it doesn’t bother him. “People have speculated, have wanted to speculate – whatever, fine. I’m not gay, but if I were, I don’t review it as a bad thing. If I were, I’d say, ‘OK, fine, speculate all you want and let’s talk about it.'”
The 34 year-old singer dated actress January Jones from 2003 to 2006 and has been dating actress Kat Dennings of Two Broke Girls fame since October 2014.
Groban says he doesn’t really care what people think of him as he has always been surrounded by gay people.
“I’ve grown up with gay friends; my parents have had great gay friends. I come from such an open-minded family background.”
Speaking of his Crazy, Stupid, Love co-star Ryan Gosling, he admitted: “Listen, if I was gonna be gay, that would’ve been the moment. That was probably my greatest test, and I failed.”
For his new album, Stages, out April 28, Groban takes on some of Broadway’s biggest songs, which includes You’ll Never Walk Alone from Carousel and The Phantom of the Opera showstopper All I Ask Of You, a duet with Kelly Clarkson.
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