He might have described himself as a gay man, but Tom Daley still has an eye for the ladies, his husband Dustin Lance Black has revealed.
The Oscar-winning screenwriter, who has been in a relationship with Tom since early 2013 and married him in a stunning ceremony in Devon earlier this year, says his husband’s head “still turns” for girls four years after the Olympic medal-winning diver came out to the world in a heartfelt YouTube video.
Appearing on the new Attitude Heroes podcast – available to listen to and download now – Dustin, 43, says of Tom’s sexual preference: “I don’t know if I’ll be in trouble for this; his head still turns for girls.”
Tom, who became one of Britain’s most high-profile sportsmen to come out when he posted a candid video addressing his relationship with Dustin in December 2013, insisted at the time that he was still interested in women romantically, but has since publicly described himself as a gay man.
The 23-year-old Olympic medallist tells Attitude editor-in-chief Matt Cain that while he often describes himself as gay due to being in a same-sex relationship, he “wouldn’t necessarily put a label” on his sexuality.
“I always knew that I liked guys. I just thought it was a normal thing to like guys but then also appreciate girls’ attention too,” Tom says. “I didn’t know that there was a strict rule, you must like one or the other.”
He continues: “I don’t really identify as any of that. Because at the end of the day, I’m married to a guy. So in theory that would make me gay, but I wouldn’t necessarily put a label on it.”
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