I have no feeling at all, but if I hadn’t had surgery that day, I would now be paralysed and need a catheter for the rest of my life.
On Wednesday afternoon, he told the Loose Women panel that he had been afraid to come out as gay as he was afraid of the reaction from his family, friends and fans.
And inside me I had a secret and that secret was that I was gay.
“But I managed to take my mother to Los Angeles on a holiday, which was actually completely premeditated because I wanted to take her somewhere nice and come out to her, and hopefully I wouldn’t feel rejected, is what so many of us actually have had happen and this is what the Albert Kennedy Trust is all about.” Continuing, he said: “I remember knocking on her bedroom door in the hotel that we were staying in, and I told her shaking, crying, an absolute mess, that I like guys, and that I was gay, and I didn’t quite know what to get from here – I was really nervous, I didn’t know whether she was going to reject me, what she was gonna say.
Singer Duncan James has spoken about coming out to his mother in Los Angeles, and her surprise when he revealed he was having a child after he came out.
The Blue band member revealed his coming out story at the Winter Carnival, hosted by the Interlaw Diveristy Forum in support of the Albert Kennedy Trust.
James said: “I actually really liked him and I couldn’t tell anybody.” “We would meet up in secret places; hotels or wherever.