'American Idol' Alum Adam Lambert: Being Gay 'Ain't a Disability'
The season eight runner-up took to Twitter to dish about his new album while calling fans to the carpet who say his sexual orientation is "sad."
Adam Lambert took to Twitter to dish details on his forthcoming new album, and took the opportunity to share some gorgeous new photos with fans on Instagram.
Lambert has been cooking up the new tunes in Sweden with producer Max Martin and a team of songwriters, including U.K. singer-songwriter Joe Janiak, who recently co-wrote Ellie Goulding’s Divergent soundtrack single, “Beating Heart,” and songwriter Tove-Lo, according to Billboard.
“Genre is irrelevant,” wrote the always-coy American Idol alum. “What I can say about the album is that it is a completely post-modern affair. Very sonically diverse and very honest.”
Lambert also addressed an annoyance of his -- fans that write it’s "so sad he’s gay.” Lambert said such statements are “indirectly offensive.#realtalk"
“Why? Cuz if I was STR8, then we could date? Sad? I love bein gay #oxymorons.”
"I will not be defined or victimized by my orientation. Hallelooooooo!,” he tweeted. “It ain't a DISABILITY!! It's just a disposition ya'll. the only thing that makes it 'hard to deal with' is when folks be ignant bout it. Ha”
He ended his observations on a positive note, writing: “I love all of u who get it. Thank u for your continued support. This is gonna be a great year!!!”
He concluded with a gracious shout-out to the cast of Glee: “I also wanted to say how much I loved being on @GLEEonFOX this season. I learned so much & had so much fun. Thanks to the cast and fans.”
Lambert will hit the road fronting Queen this summer, beginning on June 19 at the United Center in Chicago. The band announced it will play Seoul, Korea, and Japan in August. The performance in Korea will be at the Super Sonic 2014 Festival on August 14-15. The Japan show at the Summer Sonic 2014 Festival will take place August 16-17 at the QVC Marine Field and Makuhari Messe.