As previously reported by , after years of media speculation, Ian Thorpe finally revealed that he was gay during an interview on Australian television.
Before acknowledging that he was gay, the swimmer had steadfastly maintained that he was the opposite, even writing about his attraction to women in his autobiography.
Since coming out as gay last year, Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has been wading into the dating pool—with mixed results. '” Well, at least we know being a gorgeous celebrity doesn’t inoculate one from the craziness of the dating scene.
“Dating’s been a lot harder than I thought it would be,” he told the Daily Telegraph. Thorpe says he’s never really dated before and has been “blindsided” by it. But that’s the dating scene — I say it and I laugh and I’ve got a smile on my face, so it’s not that bad.
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Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe recently came out as gay last year.
The 33-year-old discloses that he sees himself settling down but mentions that finding the right one through dating is something more complicated than he had foreseen. Mail Online reports that the five-time gold medalist believes the struggle is as existent for him as for everyone else. “I’ve never really dated, so I’ve come in being almost completely blindsided by this.” he said.
The gossip mills in Australia were abuzz late last week over news that the now openly gay Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe, 31, was dating also-out pop singer Ricky Martin, 42. "I think someone is [putting] you on," Thorpe's manager James Erskine told Andrew Hornery, gossip columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald.
The rumor says that Thorpe was being paid 0,000 by an undisclosed publication for a tell-all about his relationship with Martin.