X Factor UK: Union J’s Jaymi: “I’m Gay”

Published: Sunday 18th Nov 2012 by David

Not since the arrival of ‘One Direction’ two years ago has the X Factor UK seen a boy band generate as much support and momentum as ‘Union J‘ have done this year.

Now the only  group left in the competition, today has seen the group’s lead vocalist Jaymi Hensley announce news that will undoubtedly force the group’s star even further into Pop’s stratosphere.

Find out why below…

Speaking to ‘The Sun On Sunday’, the vocalist revealed that he is gay and was encouraged by on screen mentor Louis Walsh to share the news publicly.

He explained:

“Every boyband has got to have a gay one! And Louis just said: “Do it!”‘

I didn’t want to do it in five year’s time when I  have a career. I don’t think anyone should have to hide who they are. I don’t want people to think I have hidden this to gain votes because I am so proud of who I am.

 If I can help just one kid out, that’s enough for me.”


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  1. K*** Brigade Azealia Bankks November 18, 2012

    well yeah…

  2. GLOA November 18, 2012

    We always knew. Not because of his attitude but because of his history

    • HOTSTUFF November 18, 2012

      what is his history ? ^^

  3. MC November 18, 2012

    They are all gay. Big deal! All the fan-girls are going to have a meltdown and their hearts are going to be broken over this. lol

      • JOHNVIDAL November 18, 2012

        Sad thing you probably think that was good 🙂 Kids…

      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

        @JOHNVIDAL Nigguh, just….. Bye. You’re too much right now…

      • MC November 18, 2012

        DEAD!!! YES, the best I’ve ever heard! Rihanna could neva…..OMG!!

      • oh baby (b****** will Deal) November 18, 2012

        @Benron thanks for the laugh, I won’t shade you because that video was the shade! You shaded yourself hahahahaha, but kudos on the confidence to even post this.
        On topic, Noooo not that guy, he was my fav in that group, I’m in love with his voice, I love it when a man has a mans singing voice like Seal has. And he is cute, why do all the cute ones turn up gay 🙁 he also looked the least gay in the group to me, I’ve always assumed the second lead singer, you know the bootleg version of Justin beiber with the spiked hair was gay! Oh well, I guess my white boy crush will remain channing Tatum and my black boy crush idris elba ohh and that Willie from american x factor 😉

      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

        @MC Dead at those otha two h*** def thinking thats ACTUALLY ME, He has donce most of her songs, it only gets worse.

      • BeyWhouWanna November 18, 2012

        You sound like s*** Benron.

      • MC November 18, 2012

        LOL! dead at people thinking its actually you. Damn, the guy actually thought he was good, he was taking his time to sing those lyrics….lol

        P.S. Brother loved it and my mom asked me if he was singing about his mother and I was like no its a song by someone else and my dad was like its a Rihanna song?!!?! I was surprise that he knew this. Imagine my face o_O

      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

        Lol your dad is a secret Stan! Go check to see if he is playing No love allowed! And dead at your whole family enjoyed “my” beautiful singing, “I’m” so talented. Mariah better watch out before I outsing her at this years grammies!

      • MC November 18, 2012

        LOL! My dad still thinks she’s a brat. He heard this song on the radio (he listens to the radio while driving a lot) other wise…….IDK where else he heard it. A secret fan? lol….Mariah better watch it before you slay her and everyone this year. Voice of the generation!

      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

        Lol @ Your dad’s perception of her. When you buy the album tommorrow skip Phresh off the runway and pour it up to not taint her further.

        And Whitney WHO-stoun, Imma be the a vocal GOD!

      • MC November 18, 2012

        LOL. Don’t come for Whitney’s crown! You just might be the best vocalist EVER. *Bows down to your greatness*.

        Sis, I am unhappy with this album, there is no way I am buying it for $13 or $16……I’ll buy it on black Friday for 0.99$ if not then no……its not worth $16 imo.

      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

        @MC some store is putting multiple albums on sale for 5 dollars on black friday, so hers might be there. If so and yo usee It I expect you to buy it because it is worth the price of a footlong.

      • MC November 18, 2012

        I’ll buy it for $5 worth it for those 5 songs that I like.

  4. I mop the floor with your faves weave November 18, 2012

    ATTENTION SEEKER!!!!!!!!!!

    _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/

    • Matthew Charlery-Smith November 18, 2012

      Your profile name and statement are mean but funny! More seats than a British Airways 747

  5. Peter G November 18, 2012

    Lol @ how the rest of the guys are standing away from him in the first picture. Anyways they’re still s*** and this is the best opportunity for them to beg for votes. Now that he’s come out maybe they should all do it, one by one, week by week!

  6. NOBITCHASSNESS November 18, 2012

    Good for him.

  7. J November 18, 2012

    as if we didnt know… Louis probably made him come out to get the gay vote

    • WantingTheWanted November 18, 2012

      The sad thing is that this might affect the other boy’s chances of winning and doing well. Let’s face it, society isn’t as accepting as we’d like it to be and will hold his sexuality against him.

  8. the real xoxo November 18, 2012

    “I didn’t want to do it in five year’s time when I have a career.”
    son, youll be lucky to have a career in 5 months time.
    also hes 22?! the X factor styled him to look 5 years younger.

  9. MonsterDNA November 18, 2012

    I’m waiting for 1D’s Louis coming out too.

  10. Beyonce’s Weave November 18, 2012

    Dude, it was no secret, we already knew that. NEXT….

  11. Beyonce’s Weave November 18, 2012

    So did Davidina post this “news” because he now thinks he has a chance?? Oh oh Samantha you better hold on to your man and keep his payola ass in check.

  12. Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

    What Kinda Culture Impact! Look at Francine Ocean inspiring these chirren! Can’t wait to hear this one’s letter!

    Francine Oceania: Changing the Wolrd one overly dramatic piece at a time.

    • Mobwife: gnashing teeth November 18, 2012


      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012


    • MC November 18, 2012

      You are a mess.

      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

        Lawl I know!

    • OVOForever November 18, 2012

      You should be the last one to mock Frank Ocean sweetheart. Most gay men are in loving monogamous relationships, can the same be said for Hoanna, no it can’t. So sit.

      If this British guy is gay that’s great he’s come out, but don’t ever try to mock gay people by feminizing their names as if their any less of men that straight men. You should be more concerned with making sure Rihanna doesn’t let the entire AMA line up run a train on her backstage tonight. The s***!

      • NavyKisses November 18, 2012

        Still mad The Queen still won’t date Drake? Stay steam pressed.

      • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012

        I do not care to read your long ass paragraph explaining why you support homosexuals because I already knew that by your Drake related username.

      • Mario November 18, 2012

        @OVOForever LMFAO!

    • Common Sense November 18, 2012

      Support homosexuals? Silly Christians and their make believe worlds.

  13. JAKE November 18, 2012

    “Louis PUSHED me to come out”???


    Why didn’t and doesn’t Louis PUSH himself to come out???

    Everybody knows that 57 year old is so far in the closet, Narnia had relocate somewhere else!!!

    Anyway, Overall…

    A) Good for him. He’s cute.

    B) DO NOT expect Simon COWell and Syco to promote you after this fortunate BUT unfortunate revelation. Syco did the same with Joe McElderry, another Gay contestant.

    C) EVERY tween living in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has now RIPPED your poster from their bedroom walls.


    • Benron (I sold Bey Her Fake Bump) November 18, 2012


    • I am BLUE THE REAL HIVE November 18, 2012

      Gay lol Louis F*** HIM COZ HIS GAY ASWEEL

    • EmeliSlaynde November 18, 2012

      Do you remember when a man accused Louis of squeezing his bum at a nightclub. KIIIIIII

    • Mobwife: gnashing teeth November 18, 2012


      Don’t worry, they will ship him to the US where the crowd will drool over his oxfords! In the US, the biased media will declare him a national treasure for his “BRAVEY & COURAGE”! LOL 🙂

  14. An0thrDream November 18, 2012

    I Endorse artists who come out and show who they really are and arent afraid of pretending to be anything else. MAJOR PROPS!!

    • I am BLUE THE REAL HIVE November 18, 2012

      They will get kick out tonight

  15. Blue The Real Hive November 18, 2012

    Their album s number1 with 260k sold and their single s also number 1 well done guys!!! Now rihanna there s no competition we all know now u can b number 1 next week but it won’t sell 260k it may sell 55k

    • I am BLUE THE REAL HIVE November 18, 2012

      I meant one direction

  16. Mobwife: gnashing teeth November 18, 2012

    First of all WHO? Union J…….the f**k? 0_o

    Second, OMG REALLY? Has it really come to this where everyone has to be GAY in order to sell CDs? So let me get this straight (no pun intended), his “on screen mentor” encouraged him to come out? What if his “coming out” impacts the competition for the rest of the group members? This just seems selfish to me. No you should not live a LIE or hurt and deceive innocent WOMEN, but this just seems VERY calculated! IMO

    • Beyonce’s Weave November 18, 2012

      Well if we’re being totally honest, he’s not really telling us anything we didn’t already know.

      • OVOForever November 18, 2012

        Neither was your mom when she revealed she was born a man.

  17. ZaynOnMyMind November 18, 2012

    What the f*** does he mean every band has a gay member.

    • Worship Nicki November 18, 2012

      Boo boo, we all know Zayn has a little sugar in his tank.

      • ZAYNONMYMIND November 18, 2012

        I want you to be very careful when speaking about ANY of the boys. I wouldn’t want to have to drag that ghetto clown you worship. B****.

      • WorshipNicki November 18, 2012

        oh my gosh. I was being sarcastic but this… ULTIMATE KIIIIII!

      • Honeychildplease November 18, 2012

        LML damn….*walks away*

      • MC November 18, 2012

        ONE DIRECTION indeed.

      • Mobwife: gnashing teeth November 18, 2012

        OMG…LOL 🙂 I’ve not laughed this much in 10 years…LOL 🙂

        Now with that said, you know damn well those images were PHOTOSHOPPED, CUT & SPLICED!……LOL it was still funny as hell but come on now that proves nothing!! 🙂

    • Beyonce’s Weave November 18, 2012

      Don’t know about the rest but Louis and Zayne from One Direction are most definitely gay.

  18. Worship Nicki November 18, 2012

    Francine Rivers is inspiring these boys. Get it!!

    • Mobwife: gnashing teeth November 18, 2012

      Is that Frank Ocean?…LOL y’all are acting out in this post! 🙂

  19. ,. November 18, 2012

    we supposed to be surprise….sigh we already now by looking them i wouldn’t be surprised just the same if them one direction came out too..no shade against gay people whatever rock there boat is there business.

  20. My Forehead Tho November 18, 2012

    NOOOO.. Really?

  21. YA’LL ARE SO MISERABLE November 18, 2012

    I think on this site no matter what the post you just deliver hate. You all read each other because of your own insecurities. That is so sad. These people are making dreams come true and you all s*** on them, because it is not you. SAD HATERS

  22. Honeychildplease November 18, 2012

    What is to be come of this gay? This comes as no surprise, but as a way to get em to the top. Honey child please!! it did not work for adam lambert, and it sure as hell didn’t work for B2k. Please go fill up one of those seats in the audience with this gay entertainment

    • Mobwife: gnashing teeth November 18, 2012

      LMBO! I don’t know, Frank Ocean might end up with a Grammy in 2013!! Don’t write off this “power move” just yet…….I’m just saying LOL 🙂

  23. GossipGirl November 18, 2012

    Likewise, I’m just waiting on Louis from 1D. #thatisall

  24. Belladonna November 18, 2012

    Good for him! BE WHO YOU ARE! Life is to short ,so life it being happy!

    • Belladonna November 18, 2012

      I meant to say (Life is to short so live it being happy) lol P.s Im so buying there new album OMG!lol

    • Honeychildplease November 18, 2012

      You look extra gay in that avi…

      • Heavy Heavy November 18, 2012

        loooooool your not easy

    • Peter G November 18, 2012

      @Belladonna Let’s just hope paedophiles, rapists and murders don’t read your comment!
      @Honeychildplease you can be a c***.

      • Common Sense November 18, 2012

        Consent, look it up.

    • XoMoDe November 18, 2012

      Belladonna is disgusting. Just yuck.

  25. SHARON November 18, 2012

    Not suprised! Remenber when he did that hand gesture on the show!

    • beyhive November 18, 2012


  26. MISHKA November 18, 2012

    Good for his peace of mind but his “career” is over. 99.9% of boys bands fanbase are young women. No way they’re going to spend all their allowance on somebody who will never be attracted to one of them.

    Lance Bass, Adam Lambert, Franck Ocean, they were all set to have phenomenal careers but it all stopped after their coming out.

    As for One Direction, whoever is gay in there please keep it on the DL and watch the money pile as he plays Prince Charming for all the young girls for 2 or 3 more years.

  27. XoMoDe November 18, 2012

    Am I supposed to know who this is? LOL

    Real news, please.

  28. Greg F November 19, 2012

    This kid is the most talented of the boys, sadly, he’s also the least attractive 🙁
    Here’s to hoping the rest come out as gay too!

  29. antertain November 19, 2012

    Well all in all he still their only really strong vocalist.
    He’s almost a soloist with all those leads.

    Those back up singers best hang on to him TIGHT.
    No Jaymi = No existence of Union J

  30. John November 24, 2012

    He done it to get more votes ie from the gay community look at the timing bottom 2 for weeks now their getting through come on people why
    Diddent he say it at the start

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