Singer Barry Manilow is opening up about why he hid his sexuality from his fans for years.
“I’m so private. I always have been,” the 73-year-old singer told People. “I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay. So I never did anything…When they found out that Garry and I were together, they were so happy. The reaction was so beautiful — strangers commenting, ‘Great for you!’ I’m just so grateful for it.”