"You have the power to send a message to every confused teenager, every bullied kid, every suicidal LGBT person - that they live in a society where they matter." "Why not be a hero? Are celebrities more likely to divorce or break up? (read more)Hayes spotted alone A fan spotted Darren Hayes walking alone, probably coming back from picking up his mail at the end of his several mile long driveway, on the afternoon of August 10, 2017. “Definitely yes,” says the fan, adding that “He was wearing a large sweater and looked really cute! A rep for Darren Hayes was not immediately available for comment.Given this new concerted effort to write radio-ready three-and-a-half minute pop songs (check current single , which starts as a tender ballad before morphing into a Coldplayesque anthem), Hayes was eager to refute any notions he’d ‘sold out’. So often people phrase that type of question as ‘Has coming out hurt your career? “Truthfully, I actually think my creativity’s always been intact.
In an open letter posted to Facebook, the former Savage Garden frontman urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to drop the marriage equality plebiscite and spend the money more wisely, suggesting that "mental health care - for all of those people who are depressed or suicidal as a result of living in a world where they are considered second class citizens" would be a better use for the taxpayer's money.
"You are about to waste 160 million hard earned Australian tax dollars on what is essentially an opinion poll even though you’re aware, as are all Australians, that an estimated 72 per cent of the nation is already in favor [sic] of equal marriage," he writes, adding: "Imagine what you could do with that money instead?
My initial coming out really saved my life.” Then followed a few rocky years as a single gay man (“I was rubbish at dating. If I was a celebrity, I’d be Jennifer Aniston,” he joked), as he gradually came out to family, friends and colleagues before meeting Cullen in 2004.
But why the decision to save his public outing — to fans, the media and the world at large — until a month after the couple’s 2006 marriage?
In other words, it has "dodgy" written all over it.