In a desperate attempt to remain media-worthy, Lance Bass of ‘N Sync has revealed that he is gay. The news was greeted with tears from ‘N Sync’s legion of underaged female fans, and a resounding “Yes, and…?” from the rest of the world.

All kidding aside, I’m understanding of (and a little saddened by) his reasoning for keeping his sexuality under wraps – to keep the story from overwhelming the group. But doesn’t this smack of media-management just as much as the rest of their careers have? And is it just me, or is there something inherently wrong with this statement?

Lance Bass, band member of ‘N Sync, says he’s gay and in a “very stable” relationship with a reality show star.

Only in America, folks…