Opening The Closet Door: 8 Singers Who Had To Deal With Speculation About Their Sexuality

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Freddie Jackson

The singer of famous love songs such as “You Are My Lady” and “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)” had his career riddled with accusations that he was gay, even if his classic tracks were ones dedicated to the sistas. According to Zimbio, there were even rumors spread for a while that his drastic weight loss was attributed to the fact that he could possibly have contracted AIDS. However, Jackson refuted that claim, saying he just went on a healthy diet to get his weight in control. And he finally addressed the gay rumors during his episode of TV One’s “Unsung,” where he pretty much made it seem that he was, without just going ahead and saying so. Beating around the bush, indeed:

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