Clive Davis Comes Out As Bisexual In New Memoir
The legendary music mogul behind Whitney Houston and Kelly Clarkson has spoken for the first time about being in monogamous relationships with men for the past two decades.
The music man has come out as bisexual in a new memoir released today called, The Soundtrack Of My Life, which details long-term relationships with men.
In a candid five-page section toward the end of the book, due in stores today, he writes that he first had a sexual encounter with a man during “the era of Studio 54.” “On this night, after imbibing enough alcohol, I was open to responding to his sexual overtures,” writes Davis, who says he had only been with women before. Being with a man, he writes, provided “welcome relief.”
After a period of “soul searching and self-analysis,” Davis separated from his second wife in 1985, and says that he went on to have simultaneous relationships with two women and a man. In 1990, he entered into a “monogamous relationship” with a male doctor, who is not named in the book. Although that relationship ended in 2004, Davis says he has been in a subsequent relationship with another man ever since.