Watch this clip, all will become clear after
According to Gay Star News they edited out a bit.
"That's the part that TV viewers saw. What they didn't see was the rest
of what he said: ‘I didn't think you thought it was okay that I am gay.’
Spears then said: ‘I think it is fine you are gay.’
That part of the exchange did not make the telecast for reasons unknown."
I wonder why it was edited out?