Nation singer T.J. Osborne is feeling freer now than he ever anticipated to after publicly coming out as gay.
Following the 36-year-old Brothers Osborne frontman sharing his story in a TIME journal interview on Wednesday, Feb. 3, he opened up throughout his Feb. 4 look on The Ellen DeGeneres Present concerning the intense feelings related to this journey.
“Simply listening to you say that simply truthfully made me so emotional,” the performer mentioned in a preview video from the episode after host Ellen DeGeneres talked about in his introduction that he had simply come out. “I am making an attempt to not cry on nationwide tv proper now.”
T.J. defined that this has been a brand new expertise for him, given that he’s not sometimes one to share a lot about his private life.
“I feel it is sort of the actually lovely factor in all of this for me is, I’ve actually by no means come out to very many individuals,” he shared. “I’ve solely carried out it to a couple individuals, primarily as a result of I discover it simply actually awkward and uncomfortable. And so it has been a very wild expertise to have come out to only a few individuals, though a number of my family and friends knew already, to then sort of come out publicly in a single huge fell swoop, which was in some methods good, in different methods simply made for a really emotional day.”