Tevin Campbell’s 2003 Sister2Sister interview featured him speaking about his sexual orientation. Campbell claimed he is not gay but considers himself a “Try-Sexual.” He further elaborated that he's sexually open-minded and willing to try new things. The interview was conducted by Jamie Foster Brown and received some media attention for Campbell’s comments.
In 2012, SoulTrain.com interviewed Campbell and asked if he would like to discuss his personal life any further. Campbell responded by saying he lives his life for himself and that his friends and family love him for who he is. Campbell also explained that fans should love him for his music, not for the personal life he lives behind closed doors.
Tevin Campbell is a singer and actor born in Waxahachie, Texas. He first began signing at an early age by performing gospel in his local church. In 1988, Campbell was signed to Warner Bros. Records following an audition for a famous jazz musician. Three years later, Campbell released his platinum-selling debut album, “T.E.V.I.N.,” on which he collaborated with legendary musician Quincy Jones. Campbell’s second album included two of his most popular songs, “Can We Talk” and “I’m Ready.”
Some of Campbell’s acting appearances include being a guest on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Moesha.” Campbell also made an appearance in Prince’s “Purple Rain” sequel, “Graffiti Bridge.”