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X Factor winner Matt Terry addresses sexuality rumours

By Josh Lee

X Factor

winner Matt Terry has taken a rather refreshing stance on rumours circulating about his sexuality, following rumours that he kissed fellow contestant Freddy Parker after winning the ITV singing competition on Sunday (December 11).

Confirming his sexuality to Metro, 23-year-old Terry said: “I’m heterosexual,” before adding: “I love Freddy to pieces. We hit it off from the beginning. We’re just really close. We didn’t kiss on stage.”

While sexuality rumours might ruffle some celebrities’ feathers, Terry isn’t phased by the speculation.

“It doesn’t bother me – who cares?” he explained. “If you like a boy, you like a boy, if you like a girl, you like a girl, if you like both, you like both… it’s 2016.”

He added: “”There are so many worse things people could say. It’s not an insult to me”.

So who is the current apple of Matt’s eye? From the sounds of things, Kanye West might have a little competition: “I love Kim Kardashian, oh, yeah!” he told the Metro.

Matt’s debut single, ‘When Christmas Comes Around’, is out now.

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