Duncan James: Bisexual

Duncan James last night confessed his shocking gay secret and admitted: “I’m bisexual. I’ve been in loving relationships with men as well as women – and I’m not ashamed.”

“But even though I fancy men, I still fancy WOMEN too.” Phew!

But on the eve of the boyband’s reunion tour, the sexy singer says it is time for him to let his fans know the truth.

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In an emotional interview with the News of the World he said: “I was living a secret life. I went through a process of asking what the f*** am I?

“Am I gay? Am I straight? Am I bi? That’s why I was so frightened about talking. Now, in my early 30s, I know who I am and I’m proud of who I am. I don’t want to hide anymore.

“I don’t feel I should launch a big comeback with Blue hiding this – I don’t want to go back to the time in the band when I felt I had to keep certain things quiet. I want to be OUT and say I’ve had relationships with men as well as women.

Strict Catholic Duncan, 31, first fell in love with a man EIGHT years ago – at the height of Blue’s fame. Since then he has been with men and women, and fathered a daughter with his ex-girlfriend Claire Granger. But it took him years to confess his sexuality to the most important people in his life – Claire, 32, the other Blue stars and his mum.

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Read all about it on The News Of The World website.