Troye Sivan: ‘The hardest person to come out to was myself’

Troye Sivan has gotten deep in a reflective teaser video for new song “Heaven.”

In the video, the Perth YouTuber-turned-pop-prince opines: “The hardest person for me to come out to was myself. (He now has over 3.7 million YouTube subscribers)


“When I first started to realise that I might be gay I had to ask myself all of these questions, these really terrifying questions. Am I ever gonna find someone? Am I ever gonna be able to have a family?

“If there is a god, does that god hate me? Those were really, really scary questions for a 14-year-old.

“Then throughout the process, I kind of started to build this self-confidence and this self-worth, and I realised, yeah, I’m gay. Eventually I got to the point where I was like, ‘If there is a heaven, but I can’t be myself up there, then maybe I don’t want heaven.'”

“Heaven” is taken from Troye’s debut album Blue Neighbourhood, out December 4, and the track features fellow Aussie artist Betty Who.

“So honoured and excited to be a part of Troye Sivan’s debut album. Can’t wait for you guys to hear the track we did together!” Betty recently wrote on Facebook alongside a cute selfie she took with Troye.

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