Pop star Mika ‘I’m gay’ shock

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THE pop mu­sic world was stunned last night af­ter singer Mika an­nounced he’s gay.

Un­til yes­ter­day, Mika – who has a keen in­ter­est in fash­ion and topped the UK sin­gles chart with a trib­ute to the gay icon – had re­fused to con­firm his sex­u­al­ity.

But the flam­boy­ant 28-year-old fi­nally told

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“If you ask me, ‘am I gay?’, I say yeah. ‘Are these songs about my re­la­tion­ship with a man?’, I say yeah.

“And it’s only through my mu­sic that I’ve found the strength to come to terms with my sex­u­al­ity be­yond the con­text of just my lyrics. This is real life.”

In other news, Pope Bene­dict XVI con­firmed his Catholi­cism.

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