But I was prepared for that, and I don’t regret being me… I have to say, I really appreciate The X Factor for never asking me to [edit myself]. The show was always encouraging me to be myself, for the most part. No one ever said I was ‘too gay’ or needed to ‘tone it down.’ Thank goodness!”
—X Factor contestant Jason Brock, discussing the possibility that his sexuality was a factor in his being voted off, to Yahoo! Music.