Will Young was 'terrified' of being gay

Will has admitted his fear of telling the world he was homosexual.

Young was the winner of the inaugural series of Pop Idol , which has now been replaced by The X-Factor, but in a recent interview he revealed his fear of 'coming out'.

"I was terrified of being gay so I didn’t really feel sexual until I was about 26", the Changes hitmaker told Attitude Magazine.

He continued: "I was quite inhibited. I feel like I’ve reached a place that I’m happy with, worked out things I will never do. It’s taken me years to work that out.

As well as his success in music, Will has recently turned his talents to acting by starring in Sky Living's supernatural series Bedlam.

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