A post shared by Darren Hayes (@darrenhayes) Australian singer Darren Hayes, formerly of Savage Garden, has been recalling some of his previous romantic liaisons.

It turns out that he dated two people previously in Madonna‘s inner circle, including one of her brothers, Christopher Ciccone.Christopher, who is gay, used to be very close to his big sister.

He designed some of her record sleeves in the 1980s, worked on her tours, and even did some backup dancing. However, they famously fell out after he wrote a memoir about her, Life with My Sister Madonna, in 2008.Hayes, who came out in 2006, was a guest on the Australian radio show Fitzy & Wippa today.Hayes, 50, said he’d always been a huge Madonna fan.“I guess I can say this now because I’ve been married for 17 years, but I went on a few dates with her brother,” he revealed.“I was set up on a date with him through one of Madonna’s friends.