Pop Idol Will says he’s gay.

Pop Idol Will says he’s gay.
Citing “media pressure,” 23-year-old Pop Idol winner Will Young said in a statement, “I feel it’s time to tell my fans I’m gay. It’s totally no big deal, just part of who I am. For me it’s normal and nothing to be ashamed about. I’m gay and I’m comfortable with that.” His first single has become the fastest-selling single ever in the UK.

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