Not Into It

Model Austin Armacost comes out as asexual

Model Austin Armacost, who is currently appearing on “Celebrity Big Brother” and split with husband Jake Lees last year, has revealed that he is asexual.

He told show business reporter Andy West that he is a “very asexual” person, reports The Sun.

“I am probably in all honesty the least sexual person you will ever meet,” he said. “As much as I love getting my kit off and showing my bum everywhere, I am like a nun in bed.”

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“I am not going to go out with someone and have sex with them,” he went on. “Even after a fourth or fifth date – that’s not what I want.”

Armacost is reportedly seeing someone else, and said that he signed up for dating/hookup app Grindr weeks after he and Lees broke up, saying, “I did it because I was bored.”

“I never met anyone at night. Well, I met a few. But they were dates,” he explained. “I don’t do that no strings attached thing, you know ‘come on over, dump your load and go’ kinda thing.”

A study conducted in 2004 by human sexuality researcher Anthony F. Bogaert revealed that approximately one percent of the world’s population is asexual.

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  • RIGay

    Asexual or maturity? For my husband and I, the older we’re getting (mid/late 50’s), bed means SLEEP and don’t BOTHER ME if I’M SNORING! Nice, comfy… bed…


  • BigRedEO

    This guy is the biggest waste of space. Who cares? I could only stomach the first season of A-List, but they were all such horrible people (except Rodiney) and Austin was the worst of all. Wish his 15 minutes would end already!

  • Billy Budd

    I smell a lie. He certainly enjoys sex. He is just trying to get more attention from the media. And he got it.

  • scotshot

    He’s trying to become a high priced rent boy without having to put out.

    If a person has a micro-penis, that’s basically the same thing as asexuality, Right?

  • crowebobby

    ‘come on over, dump your load and go’ thank you Pat Robinson. I always knew gay sex without a ring was disgusting filth.

  • He BGB

    Typical male model crap.

  • Donston


    I love how so many of these bi/fluid/queer/asexual/etc identifying men only ever say vague and incomplete things. He can’t say “I’m asexual because I don’t have high sexual attraction to any gender” just like most “bi-guys” can’t say, “I’m bi-sexual because I have high sexual attraction to men and women”. So much persistent, delusional BS.

    These self-obsessed pretty white boys are forever concerned with feeling special and individual.

  • Donston

    One of the problems is that there’s no social pressure for gay men. Society and family doesn’t bring up gay men to know how to love another man and how to adjust to society. So you end up with a bunch of psychologically disturbed, in denial in some what or another, narcissistic sluts who can’t develop emotional bonds and loyalty to one another. And then you either eventually get it together or you have a breakdown. It is what it is.

  • ShowMeGuy

    Sex drive levels are not an “orientation”.

    You are unique and special……just like everyone else.

  • ChrisK

    @ShowMeGuy: Tired of this new asexual BS. If you’re truly asexual you wouldn’t keep going into relationships with one ie the one you’re most attracted to.

  • ryantbo

    ummm comes out? He was gay back a few years ago on Bravo’s The A List. So not news and he is so not relevant

  • Kieran

    He may be asexual but his body sure isn’t.

  • batesmotel

    I love that he’s claiming to be asexual while sporting a tight little brief and bathing himself erotically.

  • missuniverse

    This guy is totally a LIAR and just saying this for publicity and he got it.

  • tom_noir

    I don’t understand the negative comments about Austin. Why is it so bad he is asexual? Why is it assumed he is lying or saying this for attention? Why can’t a man be asexual? It’s pretty low that gay men are throwing this kind of judgment at Austin. Why even put a comment here? Just to be nasty? Give the guy a break and stop judging like that. And to Scot, why would a small member equate asexuality? That would mean guys with big ones are knuckle dragging sex fiends. Is that a fair assessment? No. Pull your heads in guys.

  • BGinBigD

    OMG, is she still around hittin the streets trying to be relevant??? Miss Austin was HORRIBLE on the D-List, as were the rest of the cast! Now she has moved to another tired TV show. Who in the world would cast this mess? Trump can have her!

  • ChrisK

    @tom_noir: Well, if I hustled myself from Mark Jacob to Reichen and everything in between to get myself up in places I’d expect others to be skeptical too.

  • seaguy

    I think someone is saying they are asexual to keep a certain image while they are competing on celebrity Big Brother. I don’t see Austin being a nun in bed, I see him being a big whore if anything.

  • myloginname

    He can be as asexual as he wants I’ll still wank to his many ass pics.

  • Brian

    Regardless of his sexual behavior, he’s a poser.

  • jag4313

    He’s not asexual. Nothing he just described is asexual. Asexual is a person who has no sexual desires or feelings. Clearly he has some.

  • max_isenberg

    You know aces can have sex right?…

  • max_isenberg

    @Billy Budd:
    Asexuals can still have and enjoy sex. Human sexuality is determined only be sexual attraction or lack thereof. It has absolutely nothing to do with actually having or liking sex

  • max_isenberg

    Sexual orientation is not linked to the size of ones genetalia. I’m guessing you don’t actually know what asexuality is…

  • Sluggo2007

    In other words, nobody wants him.

  • max_isenberg

    not everyone knows the proper definitions. in a different interview about this he even asked midway what asexual actually means. unfortunately the author simply said “i explained it to him” and didn’t bother to tell the readers how he explained it so we don’t know his understanding of the term. unfortunately most people think it means celibacy or low libido which is not the case

  • max_isenberg

    aces can still have sex. could be he didn’t fully understand asexuality or tried to conform to sexual normativity to avoid public scrutiny

  • max_isenberg

    1. sexuality is fluid and always subject to change naturally. 2 its common misconception when people first start questioning themsleves as ace that they might just be gay since they are not “automatically straight” 3. he can be gay romantically but ae sexually.

  • max_isenberg

    actually asexual is not feeling sexual attraction to anyone of any gender. we can still have sexual desire and experience sexual feelings. aces can be very sexual people. that is irrelevant

  • Herman75

    What will people think of their elaborate tatoos in old age?
    On the face and neck really boggle the mind and now they’re done with extra bright pigments. Gross. Are glow-in-the dark tatoos here yet?
    Alas, to each his own. I just don’t see how they help when trying to make a living as a model.

  • JerseyMike

    Is he a transgender male?

  • jenbird

    It does sound like he means demisexual rather than asexual.

    But we are relying on the accuracy of a Sun reporter as to what he said, so the original quote was probably “I’m thinking of buying a new car”.

  • David

    So what’s the big revelation of this?

  • gary69mike

    Love Rodiney! Felt so bad for him on “A-List”. Reichen was so nasty to him and made him feel worthless. All the other queens were jealous of him, first of because he was the hottest guy on the cast and because he was with Reichen.

  • ChrisK

    without sexual feelings or associations. A person who has no sexual feelings or desires.

  • ErikO

    So he’s more into relationships and not sleeping around or having sex fast when dating someone. That does not make him asexual since if he was asexual he would not have sexual attraction to anyone women or men.

  • max_isenberg


    I am asexual. So I can tell you for a fact we can have sexual feelings and desire. Sexual orientation is determined only by sexual attraction or lack thereof. Sexual attraction is the sex drive targeted towards specific people. Desire is the strength or intensity of ones Willingness to have sex with someone regardless of sexual attraction.

  • TroisBoi

    ROFLMAO!!! Oh, I can’t breath. Is this queen really trying to portray herself as nun-like? Ha, ha, ha, ha!!

  • stanhope

    This tired fellow is so over and he was never much more than a bitchy quuen on a failed show where he was the former boyfriend of someone just as tired. Big YAWN.

  • ChrisK

    @max_isenberg: One more time dipshit. Call yourself many things but the one thing you’re not is “asesexual”>
    without sexual feelings or associations. A person who has no sexual feelings or desires.

  • jdboston617

    I don’t know who he is. But I don’t buy it. LOL. It would seem he’s only looking for press. I’m sure in a month or two we will see a new article about this guy and how he met the love of his life who showed him what good sex was like. I’d guess sometime in May before the summer.

  • SonOfKings

    No, he is not asexual. He’s just another self-absorbed queen looking for attention and to feel special and desired, by pretending to be sexually unavailable. He needs to just stop it.

  • mz.sam

    What Ms. Thang is really saying is she is in desperate need of vaginal rejuvenation.

  • pscheck2

    I go along with those who disagree with him as being asexual. He’s a gym bunny (or ‘roid user’) to develop his body the way it is, to attract men (or women) to his ’embrace!’ He probably has a massive ego, that needs to be satisfied in a certain way in order to turn on his sex drive. In other words, extremely picky!

  • max_isenberg


    wow shallow and ignorantmuch? working out releases endorphin’s that make peopel feel good. having positive body image improves self esteem. keeping the body healthy is important. people work out for them not for others. and there are several types of attraction so you cannot simply say he is attracting others. he may be physically (aesthetically) attractive to some but that has nothing to do with sexual attraction. just beceause people may feel that way towards him doesn’t mean he is doing it.
    if you knew how human sexuality worked you’d know it has absolutely nothing to do with sex drive. sexual orientation is determined only be sexual attraction or lack there of. he can have and enjoy sex everyday and still be asexual. in other words, educate yourself

  • max_isenberg


    i know who i am just like i know how uneducated and direspectful you are. all you are proving is that being a dick to others to feed your own ego is more important to you than simply being a decent human being or learning something new. its not that hard. how pety of you to pretend like you know more about aces than actual aces. i’m willing to bed you wouldn’t say the same about any other sexuality, gender, or romantic orientation. i actually didn’t know until today that this site was meant for the lgbtqa+ community, something you have no place in if you . FYI there are 2 A’s in that acrynom. neither of which actually stand for ally. one in fact does represent asexuality. and the fact that an lgbtqa+ is trying to raise awareness and educate people on it further proves we are legitamate. if you claim you are an ally, you have no right if there is even a single type of person you hate purely because they are differnt and you know nothing about them/ refuse to. if you claim you are part of the lgbtqa+ community than it is even worse for you as you know first hand what its like to be hated on for being yourself yet you have the nerve to show people that same hate while demanding equality for youself.

  • max_isenberg

    the amount of sheer ignorance and utter disrespect here is absolutely disgusting. this is a site meant for the lgbtqa+ community. you of all people know first hand what it is like to be discriminated against purely for being yourself. you cannot demand equality while spewing that same hate on others. so hypocritical. something being different or unknown to you doesn’t make it wrong. what is wrong it the immediate judgement and refusal to be open minded. FYI there are 2 A’s in the lgbtqa+ acrynom, neither of which stand for ally. one in fact does represent ace, and i think the fact that an lgbtqa+ site includes us is further proof of that. and for those of you who claim you are allies, if there is even a sexuality, gender identity, or romantic orientation you are against, than you are not a real ally. having said that, you will never achieve your goal of acceptance, respect, and equality from the rest of the world if that is not even shown within your own community.

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