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Jessie J Tweets (Then Deletes) That She Is No Longer Bisexual

The 26-year-old singer took to Twitter to discuss her personal life at length, sparking mixed reactions from fans.

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Singer Jessica Ellen Cornish, better known as Jessie J, took to her Twitter last night to denounce her bisexuality, declaring she is interested in "only men."

The singer has been outspoken concerning her sexuality since coming out in 2011.

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She told Glamour: “I’ve never used it as a gimmick. I’ve always said I’ve dated guys and I’ve dated girls… If I’m in love, I’m in love. I’m not going to hide it."

At a 2011 concert the singer yelled to the crowd, "Jessie J Is bisexual!"

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Now that's cleared up. What's new with you guys?

JESSIE J @JessieJ

Now that's cleared up. What's new with you guys?

07:04 PM - 6 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I'm not upset! I am being honest. I am enlightened. I am free. I am living.

JESSIE J @JessieJ

I'm not upset! I am being honest. I am enlightened. I am free. I am living. 😘😘😘

07:05 PM - 6 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I don't want to perfect. I don't want to be a role model. It's not real. I want to be real.

JESSIE J @JessieJ

I don't want to perfect. I don't want to be a role model. It's not real. I want to be real.

07:06 PM - 6 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

He did a Jessie J, he came out for some fresh air and then went back into the closet...

$hugz@FxckShugz

He did a Jessie J, he came out for some fresh air and then went back into the closet...

06:20 PM - 7 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

what jessie j did yesterday was basically

Jessie J, brave for coming out as straight. Let's hope it doesn't damage her career. :-/

Ruth Gregson@RG_Bhaji

Jessie J, brave for coming out as straight. Let's hope it doesn't damage her career. :-/

06:21 PM - 7 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some people felt her actions perpetuated the stereotype that bisexuality is "just a phase."

Jessie J acting like being bisexual is a phase! And were trying to fight for equality and being born this way? Jog on !

Nadine Kehoe ✨@NadineKehoe

Jessie J acting like being bisexual is a phase! And were trying to fight for equality and being born this way? Jog on !

05:17 PM - 7 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I Respect Jessie J as an artist & I do believe sexuality is fluid but I think she has done a massive disservice to Bi girls.

Perrie@ChangeUserName_

I Respect Jessie J as an artist & I do believe sexuality is fluid but I think she has done a massive disservice to Bi girls.

06:48 PM - 6 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

i am sooo not here for jessie j basically equating to not identifying as bi anymore as ‘growing up’ uuuugh

imawâš“@imawanchor

i am sooo not here for jessie j basically equating to not identifying as bi anymore as ‘growing up’ uuuugh

02:30 PM - 7 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And still others didn't want to talk about her sexuality at all.

Tbh does it really matter if @JessieJ is straight or bi? Has nothing to do with anyone & she shouldn't have to justify herself...

ELLE.B@_BROOKSEY_

Tbh does it really matter if @JessieJ is straight or bi? Has nothing to do with anyone & she shouldn't have to justify herself...😒

04:52 PM - 7 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@JessieJ what does it matter if Jessie's straight bi or lesbian? Still a role model to anyone!

Jeff@JessSmithCM

@JessieJ what does it matter if Jessie's straight bi or lesbian? Still a role model to anyone!👊👌

07:05 PM - 6 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I don't care if @jessiej is gay straight bi ill still support my idol no matter what it doesn't change her music

heather macpherson @heather96ox

I don't care if @jessiej is gay straight bi ill still support my idol no matter what it doesn't change her music

08:45 AM - 7 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

UPDATE – April 8, 10:08 a.m. : Jessie J responded to the backlash from her original tweets.

I was becoming famous at the very same time and felt pressure to tell everyone all my business that really looking back was really no ones to know. I fell for a person who happened to be a girl. Every other relationship I've had has been with a man. My record label didn't care and it wasn't part of my launch! Then I was asked in an interview back in the day about relationships, first time ever, and I was honest and then BAM it took over, the word bisexual before my name on almost every article I read? Like I had to say it when I introduced myself? It was crazy. Instantly I was boxed. But at the same time felt I was put forward as spokes person to break out of those same boxes? Weird. Who made it a big deal? Me? No. The media? Yes. I'm not looking for sympathy I am just being real. And yeah I have learnt to keep things private the hard way because of this exact reason. So I keep my relationships private now.

You can check out the singer's Twitter account for yourself right here.