If there ever has been any confusion about my sexuality, then you are someone that doesn’t even know me!
I love living my life being open and honest, but at this time I choose not to discuss my private life any further!
Everyone did.” In 2011, Tiffany reportedly told "Watch What Happens Live" host Andy Cohen that she dated the "quiet, shy" member of NKOTB, only to note, "He became gay later." Noting that she didn't "turn" Knight, Tiffany added, "Now looking back to when we were dating, he was so much fun. “Perez tried to out me many times and I hate that guy for doing that," Knight noted.
"I was already gay and living a gay lifestyle but he wanted me to talk about it. My brother and the rest of the guys don’t go on interviews saying ‘I’m straight' etc. " He concluded, "People like him want me to talk about it to make themselves feel better.
“That’s the funny thing, with two guys it’s always hard,” he said.
“Even when the band got back together in 2008, New Kids fans knew I was gay. He's an awesome person." Among those also determined to break the news of Knight's sexuality was celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, a point which the singer also addressed in the interview.
“We were on the Zambezi River — it’s right above Victoria Falls,” Knight added.
“We took a nighttime raft dinner, just the four of us on the river, there was like a hippopotamus in the background. It was just absolutely beautiful, it was so romantic.” Knight also confessed he wasn’t sure who was going to propose first.
“It wasn’t acceptable then because if you were a teen heartthrob, they wanted to see you be very available so I think we really had a harder time back then.
I’m sure there is still some backlash when the younger teens start to date, but (for us) it was on the down-low,” she told FOX411’s Pop Tarts column.