Idol Runner-Up Gets Ready to Come Out

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 29, 2009 9:48 AM CDT
Adam Lambert, runner-up on the "American Idol" television program, performs on the NBC "Today" television show in New York Thursday, May 28, 2009.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert, widely rumored to be gay, is finally coming out. A source tells the New York Post he’ll make it official on the next Rolling Stone cover. Meanwhile, Idol judge Kara DioGuardi seemed pretty certain of Lambert’s sexuality during her appearance on The View today, Perez Hilton reports: “I don't think that Adam was ever in (the closet). I think he was always openly out."