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Will Young slams Spencer Matthews' 'least gay' comment on BBC show This Is My House

"Completely offensive"

2021-04-20

Words: Jamie Tabberer; pictures: Cooking Vinyl/Instagra/SpencerMatthews

Will Young has publicly responded to Spencer Matthews "least gay" comment on property guessing game TV show This Is My House.

Matthews made the remark to the contestants - who must each try to convince a panel they are a homeowner - during last Thursday's episode of the BBC One show.

Matthews, who rose to fame on Made In Chelsea, is a judge on This Is My House alongside wife Vogue Williams.

"Completely offensive"

Speaking on the show, Matthews asked his fellow panellists: "Who is the least gay, do you think?" to which fellow panellist and comic Jamali Maddix replied: "Four, based on nothing?"

Addressing the remark on his Instagram Stories, Will said: "‘Asking 'who is the least gay' on @BBCiPlayer @BBC #ThisIsMyHouseBBC1 I find completely offensive."

The 'Changes' singer continued: "What does 'least gay' mean? Most 'masculine', least 'effeminate'?

"For f**k sake @bbc don’t you realise it is completely reaffirming offensive and shaming stereotypes, I’m gay, take it up the *** and like football and cars. Might blow your mind …. @spencermatthews [sic]."

Spencer has seemingly apologised for his comment, as Will has since taken to his Stories to say: "@Spencermatthews has had the maturity and respect to respond in a very understanding way and I completely appreciate it. Thank you sir."

Attitude has approached Spencer Matthews for comment. Will Young and the BBC declined to comment when contacted by Attitude.

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