Pop star Jessie J ‘irritated’ with bisexual label

British singer Jessie J says she should be known for her music and not for her sexuality

Pop star Jessie J ‘irritated’ with bisexual label
28 September 2012 Print This Article

Bisexual singer Jessie J says she gets ‘irritated’ by being labeled a bisexual.

The ‘Who You Are’ singer wants to be known for her music and not for her sexuality.

Jessie J, real name Jessica Cornish, said her music and personality should define her, not her choice of partner.

In the past the pop star has denied she was a lesbian after an unofficial autobiography said she was forced by her record label to ‘cover-up’ the fact she was a lesbian.

Cornish told Glamour magazine earlier this year that she gets ‘frustrated’ by the media’s attention with her sexuality.

She said: ‘The frustrating thing is that if I was with a guy right now, I’d be [considered] straight. But if I was with a girl, I’d be “gay.”

‘When I was with my ex-girlfriend, I used to take her around and say, “This is my girlfriend.” People would be comfortable with it because I was.’

The pop singer is nominated in the Hero of the Year category at this year’s Stonewall Awards.

She is also currently on a promotional tour for the release of her autobiography Nice To Meet You.
 

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