Elly Jackson admires Beyonce

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 February 2010
La Roux

La Roux singer Elly Jackson

La Roux singer Elly Jackson says she finds men and women attractive and has crushes on Beyonce Knowles and Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal.''

La Roux singer Elly Jackson has a crush on Beyonce Knowles.

The pop star - who is rumoured to be a lesbian or bisexual - thinks the 'Halo' singer is stunningly attractive, but insists she finds both men and women sexy.

She said: "I can appreciate other women. Beyonce is beautiful. But I find men or women sexy. The Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal is hot and I've always fancied James Dean - but weirdly, I want to look like the people I fancy."

Elly, 21, is aware of the speculation surrounding her sexuality but refuses to speak about her private life just so people can label her.

The singer - who is joined in La Roux by Ben Langmaid - added: "I don't have a sexuality. I don't feel like I'm female or male. I don't belong to the gay or straight society, if there is such a thing. I feel like I'm capable of falling in love with other people. I'm not saying I'm bisexual, I'm just sexual!"

Elly has always been a tomboy and preferred to wear boys' clothes than girls' outfits when she was growing up.

The star told Fabulous magazine: "I felt very out of sorts at school. I was a tomboy and didn't dress like a girl. I wanted to hang out with the boys and got picked on because I was different. It was constant abuse. I tried to be more girlie but I ended up losing myself."

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