“That comes from experience, you know,” says Alexander.“I just have had a lot of dysfunctional relationships. I’ve been stuck in a cycle of being addicted to rejection in some fucked up way and always choosing someone who is going to reject me. I’d say it’s relatively functional.” When asked if he’s going to come out in a big interview like Sam Smith did last year, Alexander says questions about his sexuality have “only been a thing recently”.The film was written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, the lead singer of the group Belle and Sebastian, as part of the God Help the Girl project.Alexander also appeared in The Riot Club, the film adaptation of Laura Wade's stage play Posh alongside British actors Sam Claflin, Max Irons and Douglas Booth.
Amin Smith recently opened up about his relationship with the Years & Years front man, admitting the pair’s relationship is “quite intense”.“Olly and I are romantic with each other, we have to because we don’t see each other very much so when we are reunited it’s always quite intense.” “It was Olly’s birthday recently and he was going to be in New York arriving at his hotel so I arranged for a really nice bunch of flowers to be waiting for him.” However, those looking forward to a collaboration between the two acts should not hold their breath, as Neil went on to say: “I don’t think we will work together as Clean Bandit and Years Years.” In July, Alexander hit out at other openly gay singers, who sing about gender-neutral love interests instead of men.He said of his début album: “It was important for me to get some male pronouns in some of the songs, so I did it for ‘Real’ and ‘Memo’, and then one song on the deluxe.Also in 2013 Google Analytics released an internal corporate video which features Alexander as a demanding shopper under the sub heading "That is what happens when you save on usability".Alexander plays one of the main characters in the 2014 musical feature film God Help the Girl, where he also sings and plays guitar.But it’s also about changing people’s attitudes, which is a tougher battle." Slamming Piers’ argument, Fox said: “It’s not about erasing gender.