Jaymi Hensley of Union J is gay. He says that his mentor Louis Walsh of The X Factor UK encouraged him to come out.
Good for him!
From The Sun:
X FACTOR heart-throb Jaymi Hensley has revealed Louis Walsh encouraged him to come out.
The Union J singer sought advice from his mentor on the show, who has managed top bands Boyzone and Westlife, about making his decision.
And speaking exclusively to The Sun last night, Jaymi said: “I spoke to Louis about this and he said, ‘put it this way, both of my big boybands had a gay member in them.’ So he said it fits the formula quite well!
“Every boyband has got to have a gay one! And Louis just said ‘do it’.”
And Jaymi is delighted he did, admitting: “I’m gay and I’ve never been happier!”
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