Adam Levine has spoken about the way American Idol allegedly masks homosexuality.
The Maroon 5 front-man believes the show, which shot gay stars like Adam Lambert to fame, apparently keep a lid on homosexuality.
“What’s always p****d me off about ‘Idol’ is wanting to mask that, for that to go unspoken.” Adam told Out Magazine.
“C’mon. You can’t be publicly gay? At this point? On a singing competition? Give me a break. You can’t hide basic components of these people’s lives. The fact that ‘The Voice’ didn’t have any qualms about being completely about it is a great thing.”
Adam Lambert didn’t come out until after the show had finished. He did so in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, previously revealing, “It was hard for me because I wasn’t able to talk. Technically, being on ‘Idol,’ you can’t do any interviews individually until you’re out of the show.
“So I was sitting there, going, I can’t really put in my two cents. It felt out of control, and feeling out of control is scary.”
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