Although John Waite has never admitted to being gay, the media always considered the likelihood of one day reporting it.John Waite has never made any public statement about this, so all rumors about whether John Waite is gay remain completely unfounded and unproven.
Although John Waite has not ever admitted to being homosexual, it's easier to come out in the world of the celebrities, as there have been many and a precedent has been set." Moreover, somewhere in between bites of sweet and sour shrimp and sips of ginger ale, Waite does give off an overarching vibe that he's come to terms with most of his past disappointments, whether concerning his personal life (often laid bare in his lyrics) or his career. Certainly, this couldn't be a bad thing at all for a guy who once lived an admittedly "edgy" lifestyle, as depicted with a compelling, darkly poetic realism on the Temple Bar album, or for a guy whose search for less alienation and "More" of anything authentic - anything real - has also been a dominant lyrical theme. And this time around, I had the same keyboard player, and he got it right! it's too me." Although these days some of his work now displays a more upbeat sense of acceptance, redemption, closure, and renewed hope ("Always Be Your Man," "Touch," "New York City Girl," "New Thing"), cut-to-the-bone songs like "Masterpiece of Loneliness" and "Thinking About You" are the kind of utterly beautiful, "sweet sorrow" vignettes that may still hit the most universal cord - especially for many of us who don't have the wherewithal - not to mention the guts - to express it so personally or poetically ourselves.This is partly a result of his ongoing search for a deeper truth and meaning in life in general - a quest which touches the core of all of his songs - and one that led him to further develop and study his longtime interest in Zen. After all, whatever its benefits, that artistic angst should only have to go so far ... So, I stopped." And that clean living flatters him in other respects, too. " No, this is not exactly the same hotheaded (but already charismatic) John Waite I first saw in the late '70s at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago while he was fronting The Babys in the middle of a mismatched bill with (what he calls) "full-on country and western, southern rock" bands Molly Hatchet and 38 Special. And I also had Shane [Fontayne] for the six string bass, which I didn't really think of last time 'round. It gave it ambiance, it gave it a room sound, like a sadness ... It is the one song I've written that really upsets me; everything else I can just go "Yeah! But then artistic courage - whatever the consequences - is something Waite has never been short on. I've been missing you I've got the roses, I've got the wine, With a little luck she will be here on time, This is the place we used to go, With romantic music and the lights down low, And as you stand there amazed at the door, And you're wondering what all this is for, It's just a simple thing, from me to you.John Waite coming out of the closet in 2014 would be a surprise because no one expects it.