Dr Oz: American Idol Clay Aiken Gay
Dr Oz has been talking about whether you can pray the gay away by using controversial reparative therapy to go from gay to straight. His next guest in the debate is former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken.
Clay Aiken became a music superstar but tried to keep his personal life a secret. He thought he needed to wait for his sexual attraction to women to appear, but it never did. He came out to himself at age 24 and to his friends and family at age 26.
Dr Oz: Clay Aiken Gay Coming Out
Finally, at age 30, he came out to the world on the cover of People. He has a young child and is happy with his life, and he says that coming out and accepting his sexual orientation made a difference.