“We were on the Zambezi river, it’s right above Victoria Falls.
So how did the rest of the band react when they learned Knight, 46, and Rodriguez, 41, would be competing in the primetime race around the world? "I'm the one who sometimes doesn't like being on stage and being the center of attention.
They originally tried to continue the tour claiming he had been badly hurt by a horse, but in a press conference a few weeks later, they revealed that they were actually splitting.
In the spring of 2008, Knight returned to show business, reuniting with the other four members of New Kids on the Block.
NKOTB's Jonathan Knight opens up about being gay in a new interview with Gay Times.
In the interview, which has been excerpted by Queerty and Greg In Hollywood among other media outlets, Knight speaks at length about being outed by '80s pop star Tiffany, saying that his boy bandmates knew he was gay well before he made the announcement.