Gay youth housing charity the Albert Kennedy Trust has released a series of advertisements showing what life might have been like for gay celebrities including Sir Ian McKellen, Andrew Hayden-Smith, Paul O’Grady, Samantha Fox and Sue Perkins.

Sir Ian McKellen might have ended up on the streets, read why he never came out to his parents here.

Paul O’Grady might have ended up alone and terrorised by youths

Andrew Hayden-Smith might have ended up a drug addict, read an exclusive PinkNews.co.uk interview with him here

Samantha Fox might have become a prostitute

The making of the video, featuring interviews with the stars