The most ludicrous American Idol contestant ever, Adam Lambert, has finally come out of the closet. In a cover story for Rolling Stone! All of America's gay boo-boos are now healed, or something.
It's great that he's out and unabashed about it. Well, at least unabashed about it now. And whether or not he was under contract from the Idol people to be tacit about his boning preferences, he still could have said something. But he didn't! Because, he didn't want to be like his lame gay Idol enemy Clay Aiken. He told our best friend Vanessa Grigoriadis:
Right after the finale, I almost started talking about it to the reporters, but I thought, ‘I'm going to wait for Rolling Stone, that will be cooler. I didn't want the Clay Aiken thing and the celebrity-magazine bullshit. I need to be able to explain myself in context.
Wait, what's that? In the context of still rock 'n roll badass publication... Rolling Stone? Sigh. But anyway, we're way too mean to him, aren't we? Foisting the weight of a movement on his bewinged shoulders and all. Lambs doesn't want that. He just wants to sing:
I'm trying to be a singer, not a civil rights leader.
Oh, don't worry. No one thought otherwise, bubbe.
Anyway, he also reveals that he decided to do Idol while high on drugs at Burning Man. Because, somehow, he figured the show would be the only way to be "taken seriously." Hah.
Anyway. Congrats everyone!