Married At First Sight UK star Thomas Hartley has come out as pansexual.
Thomas shared the news via his Instagram account, posting a video dancing to Beyoncé’s ‘Cuff It’ along with two photos defining pansexuality, which read: “I’m attracted [to] people regardless of gender.”
In the caption, Thomas wrote: “Coming out. I came out when I was 15 as gay, but before the show I found that I was attracted to all genders and became more fluid with my gender and liberated in my sexuality, I now understand that I am pansexual.
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“Although I resonate more with dating cis and trans men, I also find cis and trans women attractive. I’m at the beginning of this journey and I’m more confident than I’ve ever been before,” the reality star continued.
“Pansexuality is not hard to understand, but instead of being offended, I’d rather help people understand and learn with resources and education.”
Thomas ended the post by thanking fans for their support, writing: “Thank you for supporting me during MAFS and after, you have helped give me the confidence to live my truth.”
Thomas also revealed that he had brought up his pansexuality during a home visit with ex Adrian Sanderson, who he joined on the show, saying: “I also came out on the home stay during my ex’s home stay, but obviously they have to condense hours of filming into one hour.”
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Thomas recently revealed that he was not currently on speaking terms with his ex-husband, following the couple’s decision to split towards the end of the series.
When asked in an Instagram Q&A if he’s still in touch with Adrian, he said: “No, as far as most of the cast now, I don’t want any association. I’m just going to do things that make me happy and feel safe.”
Married At First Sight UK airs on E4 in the UK. Married at First Sight Australia airs on the Nine Network in Australia and E4 in the UK.
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