Making the choice when to have sex for the first time is an extremely personal decision. But that does not mean that people don’t’ talk about their sex lives, or lack there of. There have been many celebrities who have been extremely open and candid about their choice to abstain from sex until they are married. Some celebrities show their beliefs by wearing a purity ring to let everyone know that they believe in waiting till they find the right person. Other celebrities have open and honest interviews in magazine and television interviews about their decision to wait. And still other celebrities have chosen to become a born again virgin until they find “the one”. Whatever these celebrities' reasons are for abstaining from sex until they are married, one thing is clear, all of these celebrities have made a very personal choice and are not afraid to stand up for what they believe in. Below is a list of 10 celebrities who either waited for marriage until they decided to seal the deal, or have made the promise to save themselves for marriage. All of the celebrities below have been open and direct about their decision to wait.
10 Kirk Cameron
9 Donny Osmond
8 Heidi Montag
This entry on the list may come as a bit of a surprise. Heidi Montag garnered reality show fame when she befriended Lauren Conrad and was cast in the widely popular show, The Hills. After Montag’s run on The Hills ended, she and her husband, Spencer Pratt tried to hold onto fame by attempting to get on every reality show that would have them. Montag and Pratt’s relationship has been scrutinized from the start of their relationship until people finally stopped caring about what they did. In 2008, Pratt went on live radio and claimed that his fiancé at the time was still a virgin when he said, “She’s still a virgin….We don’t sin over here.” Whether or not we believe Pratt’s claims is a different story.
7 Sherri Shepherd
6 Tina Fey
Funny woman Tina Fey has had an impressive career that includes working on Saturday Night Live, starring on her own show 30 Rock, and starring in popular movies like Mean Girls, Baby Mama and Date Night. Fey is also known for being extremely open about her personal life. In an interview with David Letterman, Fey shared that she didn't lose her virginity until she was 24 years old. In the interview Fey said, “See, all the other people, that was a choice on their part. That one lady’s a Victoria’s Secret model. She made a choice…I couldn’t give it away". Fey eventually managed to seal the deal with her husband Jeff Richmond.
5 Angela Simmons
4 Megan Alexander
In 2014, Inside Edition host Megan Alexander, opened up to Whoa Women magazine about her decision to wait until marriage. In the interview, Alexander discussed her relationship with her husband and why they chose to wait. Alexander and her husband started dating in their 20’s. The couple wed in 2008, five years after they started dating. When discussing their wedding night Alexander said, “Well, life is not a fairytale, and I think a lot of people think, okay, so you waited until you’re married. You wedding night is going to be amazing, right? Wrong! Brian said one of the cutest things to me on our honeymoon. He said, ‘We have the rest of our lives to figure it out".
3 Taylor Lautner
2 Courtney Stodden
1 Lolo Jones
Lolo Jones is an Olympian who has openly discussed the struggle of trying to remain a virgin until marriage. In an interview with the LA Times, Jones said, “It’s just something, a gift I want to give my husband. But please understand that this journey has been hard. There are virgins out there and I’m going to let them know, it’s the hardest thing I've ever done in my life. Harder than training for the Olympics, harder than graduating from college has been staying a virgin before marriage". Jones also said that the reason she wishes to remain a virgin is because of her faith and her tough childhood.