A former star of The Bachelor reality TV show has come out as being gay.
Colton Underwood, a former football player, starred in Season 23 of the popular US show in 2019. He also appeared in spin-offs The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise.
During an interview he said that, “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. And the next step in all of this was sort of letting people know.”
In The Bachelor, he chose contestant Cassie Randolph, but ultimately chose to not propose to her. The pair split up last year.