Reality TV star Jonathan Cheban has been in the news ever since he started appearing in Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Since he rarely ever said about having a girlfriend, a lot of online media speculates he might be gay.
Moreover, Kim’s ex-husband Kris Humphries once said that Jonathan is gay. Similarly, a lot of people on the internet still claim Cheban is a closeted homosexual. So what’s the whole scoop? Let’s find out!
Is Jonathan Cheban gay? His BFF’s ex-hubby said he was gay
Ever since Jonathan appeared in the series, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, he became incredibly famous. In the mainstream media, we have been fed the notion that if a male is friends with lots of females, it is probable that he is gay.
Nevertheless, Jonathan himself has said that he is not gay. He said so after he publically feuded with his BFF Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband Kim Humphries when the latter called him gay. While clarifying the gay rumor, Cheban said, “I don’t know, maybe he’s gay.”
Also, Read: Is Kim Kardashian gay?
Judging by his statement, Jonathan is not gay.
The Internet still thinks Jonathan is gay
Although Cheban has said time and again that he is not a homosexual, the internet thinks otherwise. After his online feud with Kris, people claim Cheban was being pretty defensive about it. One YouTube user wrote, “the voice never lies.”
Another user commented, “Kris wasn’t being homophobic. If anyone is, it’s Jonathan. That queen should just come out. He’s the only one who think’s it’s a secret.”
Apart from this there were a lot of Tweets in regarding to Cheban’s sexual orientation.
Jonathan cheban because i said he was kims gay best friend and he got mad and cussed me out in my DMs and blocked me https://t.co/fWyLA4m9lw
— HBIC (@xokiaraxo) March 30, 2019
While Cheban has mentioned numerous times he is straight, many people still refuse to believe it.
Cheban Dating Life: He has dated Females in the Past
Despite the fact that people are still adamant about claiming he is gay, Jonathan has been in a handful of straight relationships. According to GlamourBuff, he was once in a relationship with American entertainment reporter, Maria Menounos.
Later on, he started a dating affair with Catherine Portes. Back in January 2013, he reportedly dated Anat Popovsky. They separated in early 2015 only to reconcile by November of the same year. Off all his relationships, his affair with Anat gained the most attention.
Around the time of their relationship, he said, “He missed her and wanted to give the relationship another try. They have so much in common and an undeniable chemistry that it was inevitable.”
Cheban’s good friend Kim, who is also rumored to be gay, also approved of Anat and liked her. An insider told that all of the Kardashian love hanging out with Cheban’s girlfriend. They remained on and off for one more year. In June of 2016, the lovebirds were spotted roaming around in Ibiza. They called it quits for good in August 2016.
As of 2023, he is not in a relationship with anyone.