As Colton grew older, he abstained from intercourse with feminine companions, which precipitated some hypothesis about his sexual identification amongst his friends, particularly his teammates.
“It was a type of issues the place you hear one thing so usually, you begin believing it,” he says. “I assumed, possibly I’m homosexual. The captain of the soccer crew must be having intercourse and consuming, proper? However I wasn’t.”
The rumors had been so considerable Colton mentioned his dad and mom ended up confronting him about it. He recalled his mom telling him, “You already know, Colt, we might nonetheless love you and assist you in case you had been homosexual.”
The hypothesis continued into Colton’s maturity, even after he dated Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and appeared on Becca Kufrin‘s season of The Bachelorette, in addition to Bachelor in Paradise. It was throughout this time that his virginity grew to become a subject of dialogue, however his associates and family members had been “proud” that he was open and sincere about it.