Now, in prepping for their current tour, The Main Event, Jordan Knight admits that the pressure to look a certain way permeated his thoughts before deciding to get himself back out there. The remarks about his appearance seem to be equal to the ones about his music. Like many feminists, both male and female, this notion seems absurd. Men still get to enjoy the same advantages over women in society, despite what we say about their love handles. To be fair, much of that speculation is of a pop culture nature and not of a scientific one. Studies have shown an increase in male dissatisfaction with their bodies has grown from 15 percent to 43 percent in the past three decades.
NKOTB Jonathan Knight: I’m Gay
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For almost a decade, the boy band—comprised of five unknown kids from the Boston area: Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood, and brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight—defined the pop culture zeitgeist. Their second album, Hangin' Tough , went eight-times platinum and cranked out five top ten hits. You'd be hard-pressed to find a teenage girl in the early '90s who didn't have a favorite member. But after breaking records for record, concert, and merch sales, the group disbanded to make way for the grunge era. Even though they are now decidedly past their prime, we can't help but wonder what they're up to these days.
Is Jordan Knight Gay?
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He had millions of crazed, weeping female fans screaming his name in the late 80s, but New Kid on the Block Jonathan Knight has an announcement: He's gay. The singer, who is about to hit the road with his boy band mates plus the Backstreet Boys, spoke up for himself after fellow 80s icon Tiffany and one-time girlfriend accidentally revealed his sexuality during a live TV interview. Explaining that he's been out of the closet for two decades, Knight, 42, said in a statement posted at Towleroad.