Coldplay's Chris Martin says he was homophobic as a teenager and questioned religion

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'When I went to high school, I walked a bit funny and I bounced a bit and I was also very homophobic, because I was like, 'if I am gay, then I am completely fu*** for eternity'.'

about his internal conflicts with religion, learning about sexuality and his homophobic past.

He recounted how he felt out of place in high school, a period which saw him turn to music for comfort. He said during this period, he was told by his school mates that he was gay, and was terrified by this because of societal constructs and religion.“When I went to high school, I walked a bit funny and I bounced a bit and I was also very homophobic, because I was like, 'if I am gay, then I am completely fu*** for eternity'.

Over the years, he says he's found a way to redefine who God is and what his relationship with “him” means. Chris has two children with his former wife Gwyneth Paltrow, and is dating actress Dakota Johnson, according to

 

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