Bonus setups from our photo shoot with ''American Idol'' fave (see more in this week's issue, on sale now)! Plus: He talks about coming out, a possible tour, and his picks for entertainer and TV show of the year
''I'm very comfortable with my sexuality, and very, very open about it, and have always been out, since I was out of high school. Then, when those pictures came out right before [the] Idol [top 36] started, and I was faced with the media asking me about them, I was like, What am I going to do, deny that they're me? But what I didn't want was to put a label on myself, because I think there may have been people in our country who might not have looked past that.''
Image Credit: TURE LILLEGRAVEN FOR EW