Did the 'secret' lead him down a path of self-destruction? Possibly. This clip is from March, but still very telling.
For the last year (yes, this video was a year in the making), our friend Broadway has been asking everyone he interviews what turned out to be a surprisingly tough question ... is country music ready for an openly gay country star and whether the genre is homophobic in general? Some of the answers he got may surprise you.
The official National Coming Out Day was October 11, but apparently someone forgot to tell the men of country music that.