Danny Tetley, a finalist on the U.K. competition the "X Factor," revealed in a recent interview with The Sun that when he came out to his dad in 2001, his father revealed that he, too, was gay.
"I always had my questions over the years but Dad was never open about it," Danny told the newspaper.
While the pair were in Los Angeles together, Danny said they'd gone into a gay bar together, unintentionally. After a few drinks, "we started talking about the men in there who were handsome," Danny said.
Ultimately, he elaborated, that led the two men to open up about their sexualities to one another for the first time.
"That experience with my dad made us so much closer. We're really good friends and I'm so happy for him," Danny said.
In the years since, Danny's dad married another man in 2016. Danny says he performed Gladys Knight's "You're The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me" during the nuptials.
As for himself, Danny says he is still single, and is focused on his career for the moment. "I've had plenty of men hitting on me through social media, saying they fancy me," he told The Sun. "But I have no time at the minute and I'm liking my own space."
Read the full interview here.