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Sir Cliff Richard: My sexuality is my business

Sir Cliff Richard: My sexuality is my business

Sir Cliff Richard says his sexuality is nobody's business but his own.

The 75-year-old star refuses to divulge any information about certain parts of his personal life including his sexuality and his family and will take it with him "to my grave".

He said: "I always feel that I'm one of the most open people. I've done more interviews for TV for sure, for press than anyone else alive on the planet. I don't mind talking about things but there are things that are mine. That will go with me to my grave. And I've given up for instance, I don't talk about my family, I certainly don't talk about my sexuality, I don't talk about my family because sometimes the press with the best intentions can just twist something a little bit and leave everyone feeling bad about it.

"My personal life is absolutely my business, and it's nobody's business but mine. And I feel that about other people. I read stories in the press about other celebrities and alleged scandals and things going on. And I'm thinking 'Is it illegal?' No? If adults do what they want to do behind their bedroom doors it's absolutely up to them. I have no interest. It's not my business and it's not your business either about me."

And the 'Summer Holiday' hitmaker has also vowed to never have Botox again after it "didn't work" the first time.

Speaking to Gloria Hunniford on a special edition of ITV's Loose Women, he said: "Botox didn't work for me. I felt like my eyebrows had dropped like that and I felt like I was scowling the whole time.

"I have thought maybe I'll look at the mirror and maybe I'll have something done just to get over all of this. If in fact I have got more lines, I keep counting I think I've got about 6 a side, and if I can find somebody where I can say 'I only want 3' get rid of 3 of them."