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Australian Singer Anthony Callea and Boyfriend Paul Riggio Have Split

December 10, 2007 03:52:38 GMT

Former Australian Idol finalist Anthony Callea has confirmed he's split from boyfriend Paul Riggio.


Australian Singer Anthony Callea and Boyfriend Paul Riggio Have Split
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Anthony Callea is single and available. The ARIA Award winning Australian singer has revealed that he is no longer with long-term boyfriend Paul Riggio.

"I am officially single as of a week and a half ago," Anthony said in his Website. "You know ... s--t happens. It's onwards and upwards for me from here. I am content. I have been in a long-term relationship with my partner, Paul, who has been by my side for the past two and a half years. Together we have the love and support of our family, friends and peers. I wouldn't have been able to do this without his support."

After speculation and tabloid rumors on his sexual preference, Anthony publicly acknowledged in March that he was gay, issued a statement saying "Yes, I am gay. I have no issue with my sexuality now, but it's taken time to become confident with who I am and happy with who I am. I'm comfortable enough to come clean now. It's a weight off my shoulders."

Anthony and Paul met during production of the 2004 series of Australian Idol, where Anthony was runner-up and Paul was working as a talent coordinator.

Enjoying his being single, Anthony has been seen around Melbourne town with "National Bingo Night" host Tim Campbell, who he worked with in Perth for the musical "Rent." The twosome was seen hanging out at the Botanical bar in South Yarra on Saturday night, December 8.

Anthony's manager however insisted that Anthony and Tim are just friends, claiming "To suggest Anthony and Tim are anything more than colleagues is totally untrue."

© AceShowbiz.com




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posted by qwerty on Dec 27, 2010
homosexuality is AGAINST humanity...it is against the very essence of mankind. I suggest homosexual ppl seek psychological assistance with their pervert sexual deviance to the same sex, it simply isn't right.
posted by txboi on May 29, 2009
your album should be in the USA
posted by singleboi on May 29, 2009
omg we should go out 2142805187
posted by Maz on Apr 20, 2009
ey Anthony You've got a great singing voice and you're awesome. Keep on doing what is beswt for you and you will succeed in every way. TI AMO ANTHONY luv Maria Louisa
posted by d on Sep 24, 2008
anthony you are great, the song "addicted to you' was awesome
posted by francis devero on Jul 10, 2008
i hate you fucking callea you can't sing and your gay you fucking suck

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