The Fast and Furious beauty denied being bisexual on numerous occasions from 2006 through 2013 when she finally decided to accept who she is. She is now proudly talking about her experiences with both sexes in interviews and is no longer ashamed that she falls under the B category in LGBT. “I’ve gone both ways. I do as I please,” she said. “I am too f—ing curious to sit here and not try when I can. Men are intriguing. So are chicks.”
Back in 2012, Raven-Symone announced on Twitter that she would like to keep her sexual orientation private. However, with the swipe of legalization of same-sex marriages in 2013 across the country, she once again turned to Twitter, but this time to express how happy she is that she can actually now get married if she wants to. Two years after her confession, she introduced her now ex-girlfriend, AzMarie Livingston, to the public.
The “Prison Break” star denied being gay when questioned back in 2007. However, in 2013, he finally came out and admitted that he was. More recently, he refused to attend the St. Petersburg International film festival in Russia because of Russia’s stance against homosexuality. Miller is one of the few Hollywood celebrities who manages to keep his private life strictly under wraps. It’s unknown if he’s currently dating someone.
The road to success for Sarah wasn’t easy. Although she’s appeared on multiple shows throughout her career, her role in American Horror Story was really the one that brought her a a few Critics’ Choice awards. She now holds an Emmy for The People v. OJ Simpson and has a very fulfilling love life, involving both men and women. She’s recently been linked to Holland Taylor.
John Travolta was in a heterosexual relationship with his wife Kelly Preston for over 25 years, but in secret, John has a private relationship with Doug Gotterba. For many years, Doug made many attempts to expose their relationship by publishing a book titled Travolta Exposed. However, because of legal issues, the book never made it to publishing. Travolta’s lawyers are still continuing to work to keep his reputation intact.
This guy that you all recognize from his role in the TV show The Big Bang Theory has been in a relationship with his partner, graphic designer Todd Spiewak, for a whole 14 years now. If you’re wondering why you had no idea, maybe it’s because the relationship wasn’t made public until 2012 — 10 years after it started. The two were married in May 2017 at the Rainbow Room in New York City.
Over the years, Parsons began to open up about his relationship with Spiewak, both in interviews and on social media. He concluded his 2013 Emmy Awards acceptance speech by saying, “To my favorite person on the planet, Todd Spiewak.”
The 29-year-old drop-dead gorgeous actress, who won multiple awards for playing the title role in the 2007 movie Juno, came out as gay in 2014 during a speech at the Time to Thrive conference in Las Vegas. She is now happily in love with the multimedia artist and surfer Samantha Thomas. Sorry, guys and ladies.
The logo behind him and the way he is dressed give this guy away. Yes, he isn’t an actor, singer or movie director, but he is just as influential as any of the other people on the list. He stepped in and took over Apple as CEO of the company after Steve Jobs’ death. Apple is going strong and has sold over one billion devices worldwide, and Tim isn’t afraid to speak openly about his sexuality. In fact, when he came out in 2014, he said that it was one of the greatest gifts God has ever given him. Cook was the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company.
Queen Latifah’s sexuality has sparked many rumors through the ages, but nobody could tell whether she is certainly gay until she decided to come out in 2012. Her partner is Eboni Nichols, a professional choreographer and dancer.
In 2008, she told The New York Times, “I don’t have a problem discussing the topic of somebody being gay, but I do have a problem discussing my personal life… I don’t care if people think I’m gay or not. Assume whatever you want. You do it anyway.”
This hot personal trainer and businesswoman might well be any man’s dream lady. Unfortunately for them, they have twice as many people to compete with, as Jillian has openly talked about how she isn’t gender-biased when it comes to picking her life partner. She is now happily engaged to the gorgeous Heidi Rhoades.
Who could’ve guessed that the actress playing the iconic role of Miranda in the ultra-popular Sex and the City could turn out to be bisexual? She spent her whole life dating men until she met the love of her life, Christine Marinoni, in 2004 after divorcing her husband. In fact, Nichols said she had never even kissed another woman until meeting Marinoni.
They are now happily married and Nixon claims that there is nothing strange about a woman being in love with another woman.
David Hyde Pierce
In spite of many years of speculation, this actor would not come out and admit he is gay until his late 40s. In 2007, when he returned to theater acting, he publicly talked about his husband Brian Hargrove, whom he had been with since 1983.
“I had no idea I was gay, even through high school, because there weren’t really enough role models or cultural images for me to recognize what that even meant,” he said.
Pierce and Hargrove tied the knot in California, days before the law banning all same-sex marriages in the state was adopted.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson is gay both on-screen and off-screen. In 2012 he announced his engagement to his boyfriend of two years, Justin Mikita, and the couple got married in 2013 in New York City.
You probably remember Zachary Quinto as the star of Heroes or Spock in the latest Star Trek movies. After the series finale of Heroes back in 2011, Quinto came out as being gay.
He’s now also a big advocate for the LGBTQ community. He explained after the suicide of bisexual teen Jamey Rodemeyer, he realized “that living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it is simply not enough to make any significant contribution to the immense work that lies ahead on the road to complete equality.” He is now in a relationship with model and artist Miles McMillan.
Actress and comedian Kate McKinnon has gained popularity for her roles portraying Hillary Clinton and Kellyanne Conway on Saturday Night Live. She is now in a relationship with musical theatre actress Marla Mindelle.
Matt’s dad, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick, always hoped his son would turn out to be like him. However, Matt, whom we all remember from his famous start in the early 2000s on the soap opera All My Children,decided he was not good at football — or women, for that matter. He has now been happily married to Simon Halls for over five years, and the couple shares three children.
Some actors’ life stories are surprisingly similar to those of the characters they portray on the screen. That is the case with Orange is the New Black star, Laverne Cox. Cox and her character Sophia Burset are both transgender women. In real life, Cox holds an honorary doctorate from The New School and is a well-known and praised activist trying to raise awareness and education about the issues facing trans people.
Did you know that this famous British comedian and actor had to do time after he was kicked out of school for stealing credit cards? His life took a turn for the better since those days and he ended up doing some great things, like recording the audio book for the Harry Potter series and acting in the movie V for Vendetta. Another notable thing about this Emmy-winning documentarian is that he is openly gay, and has been married to Elliot Spencer since 2015.
This Emmy-winning actress for her role in The Practice kept her sexuality under wraps for a long time. It was kind of a big deal for the LGBTQ community when they found out she is involved in a same-sex relationship with Sarah Paulson.
“It has to be part of what is the most wonderful thing in my life is the whole embrace of this wonderful relationship, which makes everything else make sense,” Taylor said. She added, “I’m the luckiest person in the world.”
The supermodel born and raised in British high society is known not only for her work for Victoria’s Secret, but also for her runway parades for multiple design houses like Chanel, Saint Laurent, and Stella McCartney. Apart from modeling, she somehow managed to build a successful acting career as well, and has already had several roles in movies such as Anna Karenina, Paper Towns, and Suicide Squad. She is not exclusively lesbian, but openly bisexual, and has been romantically linked to many famous ladies, such as musician St. Vincent and actress Michelle Rodriguez.
Neil Patrick Harris
If anything, Neil Patrick Harris is an amazing actor. During his role as the hilarious womanizer Barney in arguably one of the best TV shows ever, How I Met Your Mother, no one ever suspected that he is gay. Although he came out after only one season of the show in 2006, many women refused to believe it. He is now married to his longtime partner David Burtka, with whom he has two children — fraternal twins Harper Grace and Gideon Scott.
This famous American singer and songwriter is best known for her 2002 album Be Not Nobody, which was positively welcomed by the younger generation. During the time she was also in a relation with the frontman of Third Eye Blind, Stephen Jenkin, and later married John McCauley. However, she finally decided to be true to herself and came out as bisexual during a Pride celebration in 2010.
Lauren, who was a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, came out shortly after the 2016 U.S. presidential election to openly identify herself as a bisexual Cuban-American woman.
Jauregui was later featured as a singer on Halsey’s song “Strangers.” The song garnered much praise as a “long-overdue bisexual milestone in mainstream music.” The singer specifically chose Jauregui for the track, instead of working with a straight artist: “I just love that Lauren (Jauregui) and I are just two women who have a mainstream pop presence doing a love song for the LGBTQ community.”
After Keke Palmer released the video “I Don’t Belong To You,” she explained, “The video was to represent the young woman today — it’s not the traditional woman anymore — and not the specifics of ‘Am I gay? Am I straight? Am I bi?’ I’m making the rules for myself, and I don’t have to be stuck down to one label.”
The pop celebrity has said that she knew she was bisexual from the age of 14. Yup, this is when she was also Hannah Montana.
“My whole life, I didn’t understand my own gender and my own sexuality. I always hated the word ‘bisexual,’ because that’s even putting me in a box,” she told Variety. “I don’t ever think about someone being a boy or someone being a girl,” she added.
Currently engaged to movie star Liam Hemsworth, Cyrus says she didn’t understand her identity until she met other members of the community.
“I went to the LGBTQ center here in L.A. and I started hearing these stories,” she explained. “I saw one human in particular who didn’t identify as male or female. Looking at them, they were both: beautiful and sexy and tough, but vulnerable and feminine but masculine. And I related to that person more than I related to anyone in my life.”
The pop celebrity was engaged to Chicago Fire actor Taylor Kinney for five years. However, the pair called off their engagement and split up in July 2016.
Lady Gaga has been open about her bisexuality from the beginning of her career. In 2009, she candidly spoke about it during an interview with Barbara Walters as a part of the journalist’s “Most Fascinating People” series.
Recently, the pop singer revealed that her hit song “Poker Face” is about her bisexual identity.
Although Fergie is married to Josh Duhamel, she has admitted to being attracted to women before in an interview with The Advocate.
Fergie says she’s been honest with her famous husband about her bisexuality from the beginning.
“I think women are beautiful,” she says. “I’ve had a lot of fun with women, and I’m not ashamed of it. The problem is that I also love a well-endowed man.”
The Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos came out as being gay after divorcing his wife Kristina Mucci. He stated that being gay is where he doesn’t feel threatened.
Angelakos, who has been very public about his personal struggles with bipolar disorder and depression, is also an advocate for mental-health issues.
“Publicly, I came out about [being] bipolar and everyone was, ‘Ohhh, that dude is crazy.’ That’s basically overshadowed so much of my work life,” he said. “If I come out, what is that going to do? How can that diminish the impact of it? But then I was like, I don’t care! I don’t care anymore. I like girls, I like boys, everyone’s fantastic, but you know what? I’m gay. Finally.”
Ever since she dropped her debut album, sexuality became a major topic for British hip-hop artist Lady Sovereign.
The 24-year-old, who was Jay-Z’s one-time protegee at Def Jam, has finally admitted her sexual persuasion in an interview with lesbian magazine Diva, revealing she was advised not to come clean about being gay when she first rose to fame. “You can’t hide away forever. It’s just stupid and now I’ve come out, I feel a lot more comfortable with myself. But it was a bit scary back then, because some people do have horrible opinions.”
Admit it, the only reason why you didn’t know that this comedian is lesbian is because you were never really that much interested in her personal life. She came out way back in 2005 and has since twice married the same woman, psychologist Dr. Lara Embry.
After growing up as a tomboy, Lynch learned the term “gay” when she was 14 and says she realized, “I’m the female version of that.” But she still struggled with her gender identity for many years.
“It was almost like I had a disease … I had been diagnosed. I had a journal and I remember I wrote, ‘I am gay. No one can ever know this.’ And I went four blocks away and threw it out in somebody else’s garbage,” she says. “It led to a life of secrecy that I had to unravel.”
Kristen Stewart came out in an interview with Nylon magazine. She also went on to say, “I think in three or four years, there are going to be a whole lot more people who don’t think it’s necessary to figure out if you’re gay or straight. It’s like, just do your thing.”
Chris Willis started out as a gospel singer and later in his career sang backup for Ricky Martin and American Idol. Willis eventually connected with a French pop group and, through them, met David Guetta. Since teaming up, Willis and Guetta have had a string of hits, but none as successful as “Love Is Gone,” which was a top-40 U.S. hit.
Jodie Foster got married to her partner Alexandra Hedison back in 2014 after they had been dating for three years. Foster previously had a longtime relationship with Cydney Bernard, with whom she has two sons. In January 2013, Foster officially came out as gay during an emotional speech at the Golden Globe awards.
The singer’s debut album was inspired by a breakup she had with an ex-girlfriend. However, she did say, “I’m never going to put a label on my sexuality, and people should never feel uncomfortable about who they love.”
Glynne, who says she is proud of her sexuality, added, “I’ve only ever been with one girl in my life and that’s the girl from my album.”
Culled: World Truth