‘I’m gay’ – Colton Underwood from woman hunting in ‘The Bachelor’ to man hunting!
Colton Underwood became the first Bachelor star to come out as gay!
Underwood who appeared on the 23rd season of The Bachelor for wife hunting has opened up about his sexuality on 14th April 2021 to Robin Roberts on Good Morning America. Underwood said,
“I’ve ran from myself for a long time. I’ve hated myself for a long time. And I’m gay. And I came to terms with that earlier this year and have been processing it. The next step in all of this was sort of letting people know.”
Was his sexuality predicted in 2019?
When Billy Eichner appeared on the show The Bachelor he advised Colton Underwood to look into his sexuality. He teased him saying he might be the first gay Bachelor. After Colton came out as gay, Billy shared the clip from The Bachelor on his Instagram account and wrote,
“Congrats @coltonunderwood! If you’re gay, be gay! I’ve been gay forever and I love it!”
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Billy has shown love and support to Colton for opening up about his sexuality.
What is ex-girlfriend Cassie Randolph’s reaction?
Cassie Randolph who dated Colton Underwood for almost two years had no idea about Colton coming out as gay. They had a messy breakup and Colton has apologized to her for the bad choices he made towards the end of their relationship. He said,
“I’m sorry for any pain and emotional stress I caused. I wish it wouldn’t have happened the way it did. I wish that I would have been courageous enough to fix myself before I broke anybody else.”
A source revealed that she is still processing through all of this. Her relationship with Underwood was very real to her and they were in love at one point in time.
Short bio on Colton Underwood
Colton Underwood is a former NFL player and a reality TV star who was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2014.
He is also a contestant on the 14th season of The Bachelorette and he is also on the 23rd season of The Bachelor. Read more bio…