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Strictly star Will Young reveals awkward Grindr story after alleged X-rated picture leak

July 12, 2017
Will Young

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Popstar and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Will Young has revealed what happened when he downloaded Grindr.

The Pop Idol winner opened up about his tough time dating guys.

He previously went two years without having sex – prompting the star to resort to dating apps.

He told The Guardian that a friend suggested he download the popular gay dating application.

“He just said: ‘Who cares?’ And yeah, who cares? I’m an adult,” Will said.

However his Grindr experience didn’t exactly go to plan.

Using a real photo of himself led many to disbelieve the profile was truly Will Young’s.

And, within little time, Grindr had removed the profile after it was flagged as fake.

“That was a time then, and I think it can move into unhealthy behaviour.

“Now I want a relationship that is a different thing to having a shag.”

Earlier this year Young revealed that he was “amazed” pics of his penis had not yet made it online, however.

“I’m amazed that, given the amount of people I’ve sent pictures of my cock to, that it’s not become famous, too,” he said.

Shortly after Twitter users claimed to have seen those very pics.

Within 48 hours of the comments a website claimed to have obtained his x-rated pics, posting them to an explicit website.

Twitter users acknowledged the alleged image of Young, with one writing: “Might have accidentally seen Will Young’s supposed d**k pic”.

“Well I have now seen a picture of Will Young that I never thought I would see and I don’t know if I will ever sleep again,” added another.

The picture said to be of the popstar shows the lower half of his body in the bath, with the penis erect and clearly in shot.

If it does turn out to be his – and he hasn’t offered any comment on the pic – then he might not be too disappointed at its leaking.

He had previously lamented: “Maybe there’s just not enough interest in it?”

The singer previously spoke out about his ‘porn and alcohol’ addiction, saying ‘shame’ led him to have serious issues.

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