He tells Parade magazine, "The other day, I was in a store and there was this 13-year-old child who he told me, 'Ricky, you and me, we are the same! You like boys. Well, you know what? Me too! And this is my mom and she's happy with me today.'
"Are you kidding me? I had to give him a hug and I had to give his mother a hug because... parents struggle. It's all about love."