15Killed His Career: Lance Bass

What is one thing that all popular boy bands have in common? Well, a whole bunch of young, female fans, of course. When you are aware that most of your fans consist of girls that have a huge crush on you, you are also aware that being gay isn’t the

best way to keep those fans hot for you. Lance Bass was a part of N’Sync and he had to pretend he was straight because the band’s marketing was mostly focused on teenagers who idolized those guys on the stage. All young girls wanted them and all boys wanted to be them. But we know that the truth is a little bit like water – it has its own ways of leaking. Bass came out and both he and the rest of the band knew that it could mean the end of their career.

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