“Now there are so many different avenues like social media, but it’s also cool as an artist to get the opportunity to step outside myself and show a different side of myself as a personality.” Like her ice cream side! The New Kids On The Block member will compete with his boyfriend Harley Rodriguez in the CBS reality hit's couples edition, which pits six established couples against five pairings meeting for the first time in the most extreme blind date ever. It was definitely something outside of the box for me," Knight continues.“We were on the Zambezi River — it’s right above Victoria Falls,” Knight added. “We took a nighttime raft dinner, just the four of us on the river, there was like a hippopotamus in the background. It was just absolutely beautiful, it was so romantic.” Knight also confessed he wasn’t sure who was going to propose first. Tiffany, 41, said today, being a pop star is more about corporate alliances and less about talent.“Partnering with brands seems to be very important nowadays, and those opportunities seem to be awesome when they come your way.“It wasn’t acceptable then because if you were a teen heartthrob, they wanted to see you be very available so I think we really had a harder time back then.
“Even when the band got back together in 2008, New Kids fans knew I was gay. He's an awesome person." Among those also determined to break the news of Knight's sexuality was celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, a point which the singer also addressed in the interview.
NKOTB's Jonathan Knight opens up about being gay in a new interview with Gay Times.
In the interview, which has been excerpted by Queerty and Greg In Hollywood among other media outlets, Knight speaks at length about being outed by '80s pop star Tiffany, saying that his boy bandmates knew he was gay well before he made the announcement.
They think ‘I’m gay so I want to make sure everybody knows I’m not the only one out there.’ I hate that.” In 2011, Knight broke his silence following the Tiffany gaffe on the official NKOTB blog, according to Towleroad.
He wrote: "My belief is that you live your life by example, and not by a caption on a magazine!