The Who’s Pete Townshend said one of his songs was misunderstood as a ‘coming out’

TL; DR:

  • The Who’s Pete Townshend said one of his songs was interpreted as a “coming out” by Playboy.
  • Townshend explained how his words were misunderstood.
  • He later discussed his sexuality in his memoir.
The Who's Pete Townshend with a beard
The Who is Pete Townshend | Gijsbert Hanekroot / Contributor

The Who’s Pete Townshend said one of his songs was misinterpreted as an exit song even though it wasn’t. He once said he didn’t consider himself bisexual, saying he just had a feminine side. Afterwards, Townshend discussed his sexuality in a very different light.

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