Former ‘Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood: ‘I am homosexual’
“This 12 months’s been lots for lots of people and it is most likely made lots of people take a look at themselves within the 12 months and determine who they’re,” Underwood mentioned. “I’ve ran from myself for a very long time, I’ve hated myself for a very long time. I am homosexual. I got here to phrases with that earlier this 12 months, and the subsequent step in all of this was type of letting folks know. I am the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever been in my life. Which means the world to me.”
The previous star of ABC’s “The Bachelor” mentioned that he needs he had accepted his reality sooner.
“I’ve had type of a spread of responses and the underlying most typical was ‘I want you’ll have advised me sooner’ and once I hear that I want I might have had religion in my family and friends somewhat bit extra,” Underwood mentioned. “The one purpose I am sitting down with you as we speak is as a result of I’ve the love and assist of my buddies and my household.
Underwood spoke about questioning his sexuality in his ebook, “The First Time: Discovering Myself and Searching for Love on Actuality TV.”
In it he mentioned courting Randolph helped him notice he was straight.
“[The show taught me] that I am straight and I am very, very interested in Cassie and ladies — however it might have been OK if it might have been the opposite approach too,” Underwood advised “Leisure Tonight.” “I feel that is the most important message I’ve for folks.”