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American Idol's Sanjaya Malakar Comes Out as Bisexual

Sanjaya Malakar, an American Idol contestant, has revealed that he is...

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bisexual

The singer did not know he was gay when he participated in season 6 of the singing competition

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was it  easier for sanjaya  to open up about her  sexuality

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In a recent interview with The Adam Sank Show podcast, Malakar discussed the...

Pressures around his sexual identity as well as life updates and his time competing on American Idol

He faced harassment from viewers, judges, and comedians over his voice and haircut

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Additionally, the contestant's sexuality became a topic of debate amongst viewers, who assumed Malakar was gay and hiding his identity.

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Despite working as a bartender and pastry chef, former singer Sanjaya has released an album on Bandcamp and the single Fragile in 2020.