Eliot Paulina Sumner, the child of
Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, rejects gender labels.
In an interview with the Evening
Standard, Sumner, 25, discussed wanting to be known as a
“I think forever I was trying to
figure out maybe … what I am,” Sumner said. “But I don't think
anyone should feel pressured to have any kind of label or tag on
them. We should treat everybody the same. Me, I don't like to be
put down to a specific thing. We're all human beings.”
In regard to relationships, Sumner
talked publicly for the first time about sharing an apartment in
London with girlfriend and Austrian model Lucie Von Alten.
“No one had ever asked [about my
sexuality]. They knew already. So I didn't need to. I've never
come out to anyone. My friends always knew and I always knew.”
Sumner's new album, Information,
comes out next month.