He's an odd duck, that Adam Lambert.
Just a week after he responded to OUT magazine's accusations of playing it straight with the standard "I'm a performer, not an activist" stance, he caps off last night's American Music Awards show with this spectacle:
And America was shocked (SHOCKED!) at such a display, with a lively (and, of course, homophobic) discussion over on Entertainment Weekly. To spare you some time, the comments boil down to "Adam Lambert has ruined his career by being too sexually provocative and not focusing on having stronger vocals."
And they may be right — as you'll see from the following examples, being sexually suggestive and having a weak voice has killed many a pop career:
Best of luck, Adam — you're gonna need it!