Gay Singer Calum Scott Long Battle With Sexuality Is Over As He's Looking For Boyfriend

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Gay Singer Calum Scott Long Battle With Sexuality Is Over As He's Looking For Boyfriend

The finalist of the ninth season of Britain's Got Talent, Calum Scott has finally come out of the closet after struggling for a long time. Struggling since his childhood, Calum has lived in fears due to his gay sexuality, fear of losing people around him. In fact, his fear came true to some extent as he was abandoned by his friend group in his childhood days. 

Now, shooting to stardom, it's the same process again for Calum, when the ever-following media tried to penetrate his personal life. However, with the support of many, Calum turned out victorious and finally made peace with his gay sexuality. 

The brother of singer Jade Scott is enjoying a comfortable life after his revelation and is also doing well in his singing career landing a record deal with Capitol Records, Universal Music Group. 

Coming Out Gay: Strugglesome Past To Confident Gay Man

Calum has always had troubles opening up his gay sexuality to the world.

Growing up hiding his gay sexuality, he feared of losing his close people after his revelation of being gay as he himself quoted he "feel like I’m going to lose people."

In spite of all, he revealed his gay sexuality to his one friend, which resulted in him abandoned by the group. He has even confessed to feeling ashamed of himself spending his teens and 20s fearing to come out. It was only after he became a well-known celebrity that he chose to speak up about his sexual identity. 

The 29-year-old came out openly as gay after the end of Britain's Got Talent in 2015. However, his parents and family were aware of his sexuality for a long time. While speaking at a bowling alley in West London, Calum mentioned a gay friend who had previously helped him come out of the closet at the age of 15.

The Hull-born actor even wrote a song to reveal his gay identity to his father and chose the same song to come out in public. A line from his "Coming Out Song" includes the words, " If our love is wrong, I don’t want to be right." 

Talking about his motivation for getting out of the closet, Calum said in an interview with the Billboard in June 2017,

"It was just my own anxieties and my own voice making me feeling like I’m going to have to talk about this, because I’d rather talk about this and be happy with it than see a story in the press and feel like I’ve lost the opportunity to tell people how I feel before anybody else does."

Moving on from his initial anxieties, Calum has grown into a confident man and is proud of his sexuality. He has been vocal about gay rights and the LGBTQ community. Further, Calum claimed in a video of 2018 that his career his music has always been a helpful tool to come to terms with his sexual nature.

A Friend In Need: Helps To Accept Gay Sexuality 

Calum also has a man in his life who has become an inspiration to him. And his close friend is none other than the famous singer, Sam Smith. He met Sam via their mutual piano player, Reuben James, where the duo was first introduced by Reuben in Nashville. 

Sam, who was openly gay before they met, encouraged Calum to come in peace with his sexuality. The Stay With Me singer has given him some valuable advice on accepting himself for his true identity and handling his fame. Moreover, Calum has also dreamt of collaborating with Sam on a male duet. 

Calum and Sam receive awards in an event organized by ABC (Photo: Dailysatr.co.uk)

Calum and Sam have been linked romantically by various sources, but Calum dismissed the claims by introducing them as just mates. They remain in touch continually texting and calling each other but do not find each other as romantic partners. In a 2017 interview with Pink News, Calum revealed that he enjoyed the ongoing rumors of him and Sam's romance, but still declined that Sam was his boyfriend.

As of May 2018, the singer/songwriter claims to be single. However, he has mentioned to being open to dating and has even joined Tinder. 

Dating History; Chooses Career Over Boyfriend And Dumps Girlfriend

Calum's success in the music industry came with a price. He confessed in 2018 that his quest of becoming a great singer cost him his first boyfriend. Calum told that he was previously in a relationship with a great guy, but as his career succeeded, he had to choose between music and love. Calum revealed that his former lover wanted to get serious in the relationship, but he was not ready to commit. So, Calum broke up with his partner and freed him to find a new lover.

Previously, Calum had also talked about being romantically involved with a girlfriend but dumped her after the relationship turned "nasty."