Lance Bass: I Get Death Threats From Homophobes Everyday

//lance bass the view

May 3 2013, Published 2:09 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Speaking on The View Friday, former ‘N Sync singer Lance Bass dished details of his discussion with openly-gay NBA player Jason Collins before the basketball pro came out this week, and said that since his publicly revealing his own sexuality seven years ago, he's received death threats everyday.

"I get it everyday," said Lance, who's been seen in films such as Tropic Thunder and Zoolander. "There's a lot of idiots out there. Everyday, I get a tweet that reads, 'You're going to hell, God hates f**s.'"

Article continues below advertisement

The Laurel, Mississippi native, who was Justin Timberlake's bandmate in ‘N Sync, said he and Collins connected through a mutual fiend, and that he could relate to certain aspects of Jason's situation.

"I wasn't in a sport, but basically ‘N Sync was a sport: There were four other guys, you had your team, you were protecting your team."

Lance, 33, said he told the veteran center to "be yourself, as the world’s gonna love you anyway.

Watch the video on

"And don’t look at the negative.”

radar_embed src=""


© Copyright 2022 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.