Are gay musicians ‘dreading’ that Marcus Collins will out them in CBB?

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The Daily Star has claimed that X Factor runner up Marcus Collins will enter the Celebrity Big Brother (CBB) house, and gay musicians are “dreading” that he might out them.

According to the Star, the 26-year-old singer who came second to Little Mix in 2011 on the show, “warned he could reveal the names of a number of closet gay pop stars when he starts chatting to his new housemates.”

The paper reports that “they are dreading X Factor fave Marcus Collins revealing their secret.”

According to the Star, he said: “I know more than a few closeted musicians in the industry and public eye who just won’t talk about it. It’s time for change.”

Collins recently said it is only “a matter of time” before a same-sex dance partnership is allowed on Strictly Come Dancing.

The former X Factor star is dating Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor. The series has never had a same-sex couple compete together.

The British Dance Council recently announced a proposal that would define a dance partnership as having to consist of a “man” and a “lady” in all competitions, unless otherwise stated.