He is also a writer of children's books, having sold more than 37 million copies worldwide. Walliams played the role of Greville White in the television film Capturing Mary Walliams began writing children's novels in after securing a contract with the publisher HarperCollins. His books have been translated into 53 languages,  and he has been described as "the fastest-growing children's author in the UK", with a literary style compared to that of Roald Dahl. Walliams grew up in Banstead , Surrey , specifically in the residential area of Nork , with his mother, father and sister Julie.
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Is David Walliams 'pretend gay' act offensive? — Digital Spy
David Walliams, the comedian and actor, has spoken frankly about his sexuality, telling how he loves women but asks himself "Am I gay? The Little Britain star, regularly photographed at parties escorting glamorous women, said he has not been in a loving relationship since he became famous seven years ago, and admitted that when alone he starts to "unravel" himself and harbour "self-destructive" thoughts. Just as the programme's former host, Sue Lawley, famously once asked Gordon Brown about rumours that he was gay, so current presenter Kirsty Young asks the comedian outright: "Have you ever had a relationship with a man? Young presses: "Do you think you will? I think about it; because I am effeminate I've always thought about it, 'Am I gay?
David Walliams is facing new criticism after a video showing him 'humiliating' young men by pulling down their underpants on stage re-emerged on social media. The clip which can still be seen on YouTube shows Walliams as predatory gay former children's entertainer 'Des Kaye' groping three males said to be aged on stage in a game of 'hide the sausage'. The cringe-worthy video features him inviting the audience members on stage where he simulates buggery and appeared to kiss their bare buttocks.
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