'No one asked me': Elton John on why he waited so long to come out... When Sir Elton John 'came out' in 1976, many wondered why he had wait until his late 20s to make such a declaration.
But the veteran singer, now 65, admitted he never actively hid his sexuality - insisting no one had ever asked him if he was gay.
In a new U.S. TV interview, the father-of-one said he assumed it was 'common knowledge' that everyone knew he was homosexual.
Sir Elton came out as bisexual in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine in 1976, before going to marry German woman Renate Blauel in Australiain 1984.
However, following their divorce, he told the same magazine he felt 'comfortable' being gay in 1988.
"I've been waiting for people to ask me this. It's not exactly a secret. I live with my manager. I'm openly gay outside."
Backstreet Boys are back
They rose to fame in the 1990s era of boybands, with their self-titled debut album Backstreet Boys.
Then, after eight years together, two more studio albums, arenas of screaming girls and more than 130million records sold, the band's oldest member Kevin Richardson broke up the quintet.
In April of this year the band announced Richardson was rejoining the band, and today comes the news that all five Backstreet Boys are recording a brand new studio album in London. The new album is expected to be released next spring, just as the group celebrates its 20th anniversary. The Backstreet Boys formed in Orlando, Florida, in 1993.
The return of No Doubt: Gwen Stefani and co. release new music video after decade away from pop scene
Fans can finally enjoy a new single from the multi-platinum ska band. The last album the group released 2001's Rock Steady, though they had a hit with a cover of Talk Talk's It's My Life when they released a greatest hits collection in 2003..
Shy Gwen, 42, has admitted the band used the experience of becoming responsible adults with families as inspiration during the songwriting process.
George Michael premieres single White Light...
The poignant lyrics are clearly addressing his feelings during his sickness as he croons: 'And I've got so much more that I want to do.
'As the video approaches its dramatic climax, George appears in what feels like a dream sequence where he stands alone and watches a zebra casually walk past him.
As his fate is to be decided by supermodeal Kate Moss tossing a coin in the air, George is surrounded by police men aiming their guns at him.
Just as it looks like he is about to die, the scene switches to him awakening and opening his eye. He tweets about Kate Moss' role in his video clip: "Honestly, she is my saviour, on film at least."
Source: Daily Mail