Singer and American Idol alum Clay Aiken has reiterated his position that he's never concealed that he was gay.

The 32-year-old singer-actor came out gay in a 2008 People magazine cover story after years of denying rampant speculation about his sexuality.

In 2006, the told People, “It doesn't matter what I say. People are going to believe what they want.”

Three weeks ago, the North Carolinian told gay weekly The Georgia Voice that he was never in.

“There was this misconception that I was not out,” he said. “I was in 'Spamalot' and everyone knew, but I don't necessarily want to sit at a table with strangers and tell them. When you come out, you do it with people you are comfortable with.”

In a new interview this week, Aiken added that it's nobody's business.

“I wasn't in the closet before,” he told the hosts of Charlotte Today. “I was out to friends here in Charlotte; I was out to pretty much everyone I knew. I feel like there's a little bit of hypocrisy there. People who are gay who live in Charlotte, who live anywhere else, they don't have to come out to the world. And I didn't either. People knew, I had told my family, I'd told friends, people knew but I had not told 'you' and it's none of your business.”

Aiken, who released his fifth studio album Tried and True last June, became a father in 2008 with the birth of his son Parker.