As was rumored, American Idol runner up, Adam Lambert, is now on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.
The cover story being called “The Liberation of Adam Lambert Wild Idol” due out this week, covers what we have been hearing about. Adam discusses his sexuality, and why he decided to go on American Idol.
Answering the obvious question, Adam addresses the question of his sexuality.
“I don’t think it should be a surprise for anyone to hear that I’m gay,”
“I’m proud of my sexuality,” Lambert adds. “I embrace it. It’s just another part of me.” Ultimately, however Lambert tells RS contributor Vanessa Grigoriadis that there are other parts of his life that he’s trying to keep front and center. “I’m trying to be a singer, not a civil rights leader,” he says.
As for why he decided to take a chance on American Idol:
“I knew that it was my only shot to be taken seriously in the recording industry, because it’s fast and broad,”
To read more of the Rolling Stone Magazine interview and see a behind the scenes video go to the Rolling Stone site!
This is a big week for Adam as he has also signed a record deal with RCA Recordings. His debut record is due out in the fall.