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Straight Reality Star Todd Chrisley Addresses Gay Rumors (Again): “Today, I’m Not Gay”

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Todd Chrisley and son Chase Chrisley

Todd Chrisley, the bankrupt 45-year-old star of USA’s reality drama series Chrisley Knows Best, first addressed rumors that he was gay in a March interview with People magazine.

He described himself as “proudly flamboyant, unabashedly enthusiastic about fashion,” and potentially a “gay pop icon,” but insisted that he “didn’t live in a closet,” even though he never fully refuted being gay.

“The fact that you are thinking about what I’m doing in my bedroom at 45 is exciting to me,” he said.

Chrisley has long been suspected of being gay because his over-the-top mannerisms and extremely dramatic behaviors read more like a drag queen than a wealthy Southern grandfather. This week at the Television Critics Association press tour, Chrisley addressed the “gay” question once again with The Wrap.

“I don’t feel there’s a need for me to not address it,” Chrisley said, referring to the March interview in People. “The reporter asked the question and it’s rude of me not to respond.”

He continued:

“I don’t believe that being gay is something you should be ashamed of. I don’t believe it’s something you should hide. And if I wanted to date someone, I would call you and I would ask you go to dinner with me. But right now, I’m very content in my life with where I am. Today, I’m not gay.”

Todd Chrisley isn’t gay. Today.

But check back tomorrow.