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With an unplanned interview and a shock to TMZ’s camera man, WWE star Darren Young (whose real name is Fred Rosser) fully admitted that he’s gay during a random interview at LAX airport baggage carousel.
When asked whether “a gay wrestler could be successful within the WWE”, Darren responded politely.
“Absolutely. Look at me. Ya know. I’m a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I’ll tell you right now, I’m gay. And I’m happy. I’m very happy.”
Surprised at the response, the camera man said: “Man, that’s in … that’s … sorry. I’m kinda’ of flabbergasted man. I think … I didn’t know and obviously I think that’s just … I commend your bravery,”
Young continued to say:
“I don’t think it matters. Does it matter? Does it matter to you?…Does it change what you think about me? We’re all adults. All sports are physical. When I come to work, I come to work. Business is business.”
Wow! That’s amazing!
Young then disclosed why he came out. He came out because “I’m in love!” according to TMZ. He has been deeply in love with his boyfriend “Nick” for 2 years now and decided that it’s time.
From what I’ve read, he’s received a lot of support from fellow wrestling superstars and even WWE supported him by issuing a statement to CNN saying:
“[The] WWE is proud of Darren Young for being open about his sexuality, and we will continue to support him as a WWE Superstar.”
Good for him! The world is definitely changing!