After years of speculation regarding his sexuality David Walliams has confirmed that he is not gay.
The Little Britain star has become a household name for his camp antics on and off the screen.
However, the 41-year-old, who is married to model Lara Stone, says he is well aware of his camp nature but he isn’t gay.
He said: ‘I’ve always been camp. A lot of people can’t make the distinction between someone who’s camp and someone who’s gay.
‘It’s a thing people really fear in themselves and I think everyone who’s homophobic probably has gay thoughts and feelings.’
Walliams added: ‘There are plenty of effeminate people who are straight.’
One series he wont be returning to is Come Fly With Me, after his comedy partner Matt Lucas confirmed he didn’t want to do another one.
Walliams is unlikely to be teaming up with with Lucas again because Matt wants to concentrate on his Hollywood film career and his West End role in Les Miserables instead.
David, who is expecting his first child with supermodel wife Lara, 29, also admitted their cult sketch show Little Britain has been put to rest as the pair find the idea of doing another series too boring and repetitive.
He added: ‘Every day, people go, ‘Ooh are you doing any more ‘Little Britain’? Every day. And you think you’d like to see it but actually it probably wouldn’t be as good as it was and it would just mean we were doing it every year, year-in and year-out and you get bored.’
The comedians became firm friends after meeting at the National Youth Theatre in 1990 and Bridesmaids star Matt was best man at David’s wedding, but the past two years have seen them develop separate projects.
by Lorelle Heath