She’s the Eurovision champion who is making a return to Melodifestivalen 2017. Now, ahead of her semi-final four appearance at Melfest, Loreen has confirmed that she identifies as bisexual.
Loreen shares the news on tonight’s episode of Swedish interview series Renées brygga (Renee’s bridge).
Host Renée Nyberg brings up the subject of sex. Loreen tells her, “Many are too damn focused on sex, sexuality. Love is so much more.”
She goes on to explain, “I usually say ‘love is where you find it’. That makes you bisexual? Yes, actually. Then I may say that I’m there, simply.”
Loreen would not say if she was in a relationship, but said, “I have no lack of love, so to speak.”
But busy with her Melodifestivalen preparations, Loreen explained, “I am married to the job right now. We’ll see what happens, but I’m not alone, so to speak.”
Loreen will make her Melodifestivalen comeback on 25 February. She’ll perform her song “Statements” in the fourth semi-final. The song is said to have a radically different sound from the Eurodance style of “Euphoria”. Rumours suggest that “Statements” has a punk sound and is reminiscent of ’90s grunge rockers Nirvana.
Meanwhile, the first heat of Melodifestivalen 2017 will take place this Saturday. The first seven acts will battle it out live from Gothenburg.