Jonathan Knight Recalls “Pressure” to Hide Sexuality and Talks About His Fertility Journey

Jonathan Knight (NKOTB / Farmhouse Fixer) joined his friend Lance Bass on his podcast “Frosted Tips”, where he revealed in detail how he was pressured to hide his sexuality in the late 90s and talked about the fertility journey he has been taking with his husband Harley Rodriguez.

During the first era of the New Kids On The Block (1988-1994), Jonathan Knight felt pressure to hide his sexuality as he was advised not to “say anything” about being gay.

The 54-year-old, host of HGTV’s Farmhouse Fixer, went on to describe the anxiety he experienced at the time.

Jonathan Knight was the first member of the band to leave in 1994. The New Kids On The Block reunited on 2008, and since then they have been touring, selling out arenas and cruising with their fans on the successful NKOTB cruise.

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Farmhouse Fixer on Rock The Block Season 4

Jonathan Knight and Kristina Crestin, from HGTV’s successful show “Farmhouse Fixer”, are among the competitors of the upcoming new season of Rock the Block.

jonathan knight and kristina crestin on Rock the Block season 4

The fourth season of Rock The Block, hosted by Ty Pennington, premiered on March 6, 2023. During the competition, “each team will have six weeks and a $250,000 budget to renovate identical properties situated in a rustic Colorado landscape and morph them into luxurious homes.”

Besides Jon and Kristina, representing “Farmhouse Fixer,” the other competitors are: Renovation Island‘s Bryan and Sarah Baeumler; deluxe design experts Michel Smith Boyd and Anthony Elle (Luxe for Less); and real estate broker and house-flipping expert Page Turner and Fix My Flip‘s Mitch Glew.

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