After previously revealing he has dated some in-the-closet actors, Adam Lambert has now clarified that they were not actually celebrities, bringing all the exciting rumours to an end. Speaking to The Mirror, the 33-year-old singer explains, "I dated some actors but they weren't famous. In my single Ghost Town I'm referring to how LA and the industry can really take its toll."

Adam Lambert at the iHeartRadio Summer Pool PartyAdam Lambert doesn't miss dating closeted guys

He added, "Actors and entertainers can't be open about their sexuality and it's hard to live that life. It's difficult to date someone who's so worried about their reputation.

"I don’t think I could date anyone in the closet again."

On the subject of mobile dating, which has grown rapidly in recent years, he said, "I can't do dating apps. The magic happens for me when you flirt in real-life. Once I've had a few tequilas, I'm a good flirt."

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The 'American Idol' runner-up, who's promoting his new album, 'The Original High', also looked back on one of his career highs so far - touring with Queen. He said, "Roger Taylor is more of a party animal than me but the boys were great.

"Brian May can get into the wine too. I got to go on their private plane, which was exciting.

"They would tell me good stories about their glory days. They had some fun in the early Eighties."

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