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Wrestler Darren Young announces that he's gay

WENN, Thursday, August 15, 2013, 4:02am (PDT)
  • Superstar wrestler Darren Young has confirmed he is gay.

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    The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) professional, real name Fred Rosser, came out during an interview with TMZ.com on Wednesday, making him the first openly gay wrestler.

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    The 29-year-old made the announcement after he was asked by the website's videographer if there is a place for gay stars in the sport.

    Young replied, "Absolutely, look at me. I'm a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I'll tell you right now, I'm gay, and I'm happy, very happy."

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    "I'm happy with myself -- some people might not like it, some people will like it. I'm here to please myself, I'm here to be happy and it's very important that I'm happy with myself."

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