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Gay singer Rufus Wainwright fears he would find his son sexy

Canadian singer-songwriter says he is not bothered about having a LGBTI following, saying 'gay men have terrible taste in music'
Rufus Wainwright has said some very stupid things.

Gay singer Rufus Wainwright has said he fears, if he had a son, he would find him sexy.

We really hoping he's joking.

Speaking to The Times (£), the Canadian singer-songwriter said he is grateful to have recently fathered a daughter rather than a son because he would 'hate to be attracted' to a son.

'I don’t think it would happen,' he apparently laughed in response. '[It's just that] when I'm old and he is 35 and gorgeous...

'Well he would probably look like me. And I would be like, "Oh my God! I’m falling in love with myself!"'

You might be thinking this is something that might lose someone a lot of fans in the LGBTI community, but apparently Wainwright isn't bothered.

He said he is happy to not have a huge LGBTI following, claiming gay men have 'terrible taste in music'.

Wainwright also believes being gay has held back his career in the US.

'If I had been somewhat more strategic and less honest and gone with an asexual or bisexual persona, I think I would have been given a lot more opportunity and attention,' he said.

'But that being said I feel that my public, who have been with me a while now, have been grateful and appreciative of my honesty and are loyal.'

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As a loyal fan of Rufus Wainwright, I took the time to read the original interview in The Times.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/article4189962.ece?CMP=SOC-Twitter-th...

Honestly, it would take more than a joke made in the confusion of a backstage interview to make me change my opinion of this exceptional artist.

As a loyal fan of Rufus Wainwright, I took the time to read the original interview in The Times.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/article4189962.ece?CMP=SOC-Twitter-th...

Honestly, it would take more than a joke made in the confusion of a backstage interview to make me change my opinion of this exceptional artist.