Kris Allen can be "HOT," even though the masses of women (and men who are Gay and Bi) in America know they can't have him. They want to believe that Kris is singing to them, and they fantasize they are the object of his affection. BUT HE'S NOT REALLY AVAILABLE.
So if Adam Lambert came out as GAY and talked about his boyfriend like Kris talks about his wife (not a lot, but enough to let everyone know what's what), what calamity would befall him?
Suddenly, I suppose, all the masses of women (and gay and bi men) in America would know they can't have him. They want to believe that Adam is singing to them, and they fantasize they are the object of his affection. BUT HE'S NOT REALLY AVAILABLE, EITHER.
What's the difference, exactly? So are women watching Kris thinking,
I'll make him leave his wife for me!
Is that much more realistic than watching an OUT and gay Adam and thinking,
I'll make him leave his boyfriend for me!
Is the disappointment of fans that Kris is unavailable different than the disappointment of fans that Adam is unavailable?
I'm sure I can't be the only one who's noticed the show's soft-pedal on Kris' wife. Heck, they're practically NEWLYWEDS, and it's not something that comes up a lot on the show. I'm thinking that's on purpose. They wouldn't want to ruin anyone's fantasy now, would they?
Would actually saying
cost Adam the Title of "American Idol," because then people couldn't pretend they might someday get it on with him?
Doesn't this blow away the whole "reasoning" for why someone shouldn't come out on the show?
Or am I missing something here?
What do you think?