Phillip Schofield, 57, came out as gay in a heartfelt Instagram post earlier this month. He has since been praised by his ITV co-star and X Factor judge Simon Cowell, 60, over the revelation.
The Britain’s Got Talent judge has backed the presenter’s decision to come out as gay on a public platform.
When quizzed over the news, Simon branded Phil’s coming out as a “positive” move.
“I think it is a very positive thing,” he told The Sun.
“You’ve seen the support he has gotten because nobody actually cares about sexuality anymore.”
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The music mogul went on to reveal he had been targeted in his past with people constantly quizzing him on his sexuality.
He said: “They would say, ‘Yes you are [gay]!’ and I’d go, ‘Do you honestly think it would be a problem if I was?’
“And that I would hide it like there is something wrong?’ I told them, ‘If I was, I would tell you.”https://www.express.co.uk/”