Jack Vidgen sets the record right on rumors that he is trans

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Jack Vidgen sets record on rumors of being trans after dressing up in drag for a night out and being inundated with ‘hundreds’ of messages

I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here! star Jack Vidgen has confirmed he is not trans after rumors spread that he was living like a woman.

The openly gay singer, 24, set the record straight for his gender identity in an Instagram post on Saturday, clarifying that he is male, and going ahead with the pronouns.

He decided to speak out after dressing up in drag for a night out with I’m a Celebrity co-star Abbie Chatfield in Sydney.

‘I’ve had hundreds of messages asking if I’m trans’: I’m a celebrity … Get me out of here! star Jack Vidgen has confirmed he is not trans after rumors spread that he was living like a woman

Several fans questioned whether Jack, who rose to fame as a teenager on Australia’s Got Talent in 2011, was trans for his ultra-feminine appearance.

He had gone out to a party in a gold miniskirt and matching bustier, which he paired with a necklace, wristbands and a long blonde wig.

After coming home from his night out and taking off his clothes and makeup, Jack revealed that he was inundated with “hundreds” of messages about his gender.

'I love people who ask questions': The openly gay singer, 24, straightened out his gender identity in an Instagram post on Saturday, clarifying that he is male and moving on with pronouns

‘I love it when people ask questions’: The 24-year-old singer straightened out his gender identity in an Instagram post on Saturday, clarifying that he is male and moving on with pronouns

Famous Friends: He decided to speak out after dressing up in drag for a night out with I'm a Celebrity co-star Abbie Chatfield (left) in Sydney

Famous Friends: He decided to speak out after dressing up in drag for a night out with I’m a Celebrity co-star Abbie Chatfield (left) in Sydney

He wrote on Instagram Stories: ‘And I’m a boy again. Thank you for your beautiful messages and comments. Tonight was so much fun.

‘I’ve had hundreds of messages asking if I’m transgender. I’m not – I just dressed up in drag with friends for fun for a night out.

However, being trans is a beautiful thing and I love that people ask questions. My statements are he / he. Lots of love b *** h x. ‘

Questions: Several fans wondered if Jack, who rose to fame as a teenager on Australia's Got Talent in 2011, was trans for his ultra-feminine looks.

Glamorous: He had gone out to a party in a gold miniskirt and matching bustier, which he paired with a necklace, wristbands and a long blonde wig

Questions: Several fans wondered if Jack, who rose to fame as a teenager on Australia’s Got Talent in 2011, was trans for his ultra-feminine looks.

Curious fans: After coming home from his night out and taking off his clothes and makeup, Jack revealed he was inundated with 'hundreds' of messages about his gender

Curious fans: After coming home from his night out and taking off his clothes and makeup, Jack revealed he was inundated with ‘hundreds’ of messages about his gender

Clarification: Jack's Instagram bio states that his gender nouns are he / she

Clarification: Jack’s Instagram bio states that his gender nouns are he / she

Jack revealed on I’m a Celebrity earlier this year that he realized he was gay when he watched his first Mardi Gras parade in Sydney at the age of fourteen.

“My first Mardi Gras experience – I used to live on the corner of Oxford Street and Hyde Park and our balcony looked out over Oxford Street,” he said.

‘About 14, 15 years old, I was watching the parade with my mom thinking in her mind,’ Am I gay? ‘ This was long before I got out. ‘

In town: Jack had a blast partying with friends in Sydney

In town: Jack had a blast partying with friends in Sydney

Jack had a girlfriend until he was 19 – before coming out – and said everyone in his life was supportive when he told them about his sexuality.

“I had a really nice experience when I came out, everyone in my life was so cold about it,” he revealed.

‘It wasn’t a big deal, it was so chilly. So many people don’t have a good experience and I think that’s super sad. But I’ve had a really blessed time coming out. ‘

Throwback: Jack won the fifth season of Australia's Got Talent in 2011 when he was 14 years old.  He released two albums, Yes I Am and Inspire, with Sony Music Australia before retiring from the label and retiring from the music industry for a number of years.

Throwback: Jack won the fifth season of Australia’s Got Talent in 2011 when he was 14 years old. He released two albums, Yes I Am and Inspire, with Sony Music Australia before retiring from the label and retiring from the music industry for a number of years.

Jack won the fifth season of Australia’s Got Talent in 2011 when he was 14 years old.

He released two albums, Yes I Am and Inspire, with Sony Music Australia before retiring from the label and retiring from the music industry for a number of years.

Jack made a spectacular comeback on The Voice in 2019 and is now recording new music and performing again.

Back in the spotlight: Jack made a spectacular comeback on The Voice in 2019 and is now recording new music and performing again.  Pictured on stage in February 2020

Back in the spotlight: Jack made a spectacular comeback on The Voice in 2019 and is now recording new music and performing again. Pictured on stage in February 2020

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