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Adam Lambert to make it official: He’s gay

by Brad A. Greenberg

May 29, 2009 | 4:19 pm

I didn’t know “American Idol” runner-up Adam Lambert, who may or may not have gotten jipped, was still in the closet. But Greg Hernandez passes on that the next Rolling Stone will feature a cover story in which Lambert talks straight about being gay:

The New York Post, quoting a “well-placed” source at Rolling Stone, said Lambert will put the speculation to rest in his cover-story interview.

“He didn’t want it to be an issue during the contest, but he’s fine with his sexuality,” the source tells the Post.

Why is this of interest to readers of The God Blog? Well, as you may remember, the “American Idol” finale between Lambert and Kris Allen became a showdown between the gay “Idol” and the straight “Idol.” Plenty of people were left wondering whether Christians punished Lambert for being gay.

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