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WWE Star Publicly Comes Out

Darren Young has revealed that he is gay.

Young, who is the first active roster member of a national wrestling company to publicly come out, made the revelation during an interview with TMZ.

When asked if a gay wrestler could be successful in WWE, Young pointed to himself being an example of that being the case;

 

“Absolutely, look at me. I’m happy to be who I am. I’m comfortable with myself. I’m happy to be living my dream. I’m happy to be in LA for Summerslam for WWE. To be honest with you, I’m happy with myself. Some people might not like it. Some people will like it, but, I’m here to please myself. I’m here to be happy. It’s very important I’m happy with myself.”

 
Since the news broke, the company have also released a statement.

 

“On TMZ this morning, WWE Superstar Darren Young revealed to the WWE Universe that he is gay. WWE is proud of Darren Young for being open about his sexuality, and we will continue to support him as a WWE Superstar. Today, in fact, Darren will be participating in one of our Be A STAR anti-bullying rallies in Los Angeles to teach children how to create positive environments for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation.”

 
Several wrestling personalities have also taken to Twitter to comment on the news.

 


 


 


 

 

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