Former boy band member Lance Bass
suggested this week that coming out has hurt his solo music career.
The former *NSYNC singer pitched his
theory to Page Six.
“It went No. 1 everywhere … except
America,” Bass said of his 2014 single Walking on Air with
Snoop Dogg. “The radio stations wouldn't play my songs … I don't
know if it's because I'm gay or if it's because I'm from *NSYNC, but
the politics around it is so crazy and I don't care to deal with that
“I'm not 18 anymore,” he
added, “so I do [music] for fun. I go where I'm needed and
wanted – and right now, that's television.”
Bass joined the cast of The Meredith
Vieira Show in its second and final season. Bass and his mother,
Diane Bass, will compete in the upcoming Fox reality cooking show My