George Shelley admits he's bisexual

Union J singer George Shelley has admitted he's bisexual in an emotional YouTube video, similar to one Olympic diver Tom Daley posted about his own sexuality in 2013.

George Shelley admits he's bisexual

George Shelley has admitted he's bisexual.

The Union J singer has publicly addressed his sexuality by posting a video of himself on YouTube, in which he speaks about having girlfriends and boyfriends in the past and says it "shouldn't be a big deal" whether he dates a man or a woman next.

In the emotional clip, George - who recently competed in Australian jungle-based show 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' - said: "I've been on a personal journey and I want you to be part of that journey from now on.

"I want to start 2016 with a clean slate. I went into the jungle and it gave me a lot of time to reflect on what's important to me and what is important to me is I can be myself.

"I don't feel that I should hide anything, so ... I've been reading a lot of speculation online about whether I'm straight or gay or bi and it's all these labels.

"It's a little bit old fashioned and that's why I'm not going to label it myself.

"It's not something that I feel like I can label. I've had girlfriends that I've loved and that have been amazing periods of my life and I've also had boyfriends.

"I just want you to know that whether I decide to be with a girl next or be with a guy next it is because I love them, and it shouldn't be a big deal."

George admitted he wanted to go public with the revelation because he no longer wants to be "worried" about what someone might say if he dates a guy.

He added: "I don't want to make a big thing out of it when it happens and I don't want to be scared anymore.

"I don't want to feel that I can't be myself because I'm worried about what somebody might be saying about me.

"I've not changed, I'm still me, I'm still the same person I've always been, but like I said I'm just becoming a little less scared of being myself. And that makes me quite happy."

George's video, entitled 'Hi! I've got something to talk to you about', sparked memories of a similar YouTube clip posted by Olympic diver Tom Daley in 2013, in which he came out as bisexual.

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