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Famous young American actor comes out as gay

Manuela Cardiga
Apr 23, 2018
09:22 A.M.
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Kevin McHale from Glee posted a statement about Ariana Grande's new single and made a very personal revelation.

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Audiences probably know Kevin McHale best as Artie Abrams in the musical hit series Glee. Artie is a disabled character - a paraplegic in a wheelchair - who is a musician and a singer in the glee club at the fictional William McKinley High School.

McHale played Abrams from 2009 to 2015 and believes that his work gave many disabled teens hope that they could fulfill their dreams. 

McHale's career took off in 2006 when he joined the boy band NLT and they were discovered by musical producer Chris Stokes. From there, McHale expanded his creative activity into acting, dancing, hosting TV shows, and doing radio.

McHale, 29, always kept a low profile and was zealous of his privacy, so fans were curious and surprised when he started posting photos of himself and a companion on social media, revealed E-Online on the 20th of April 2018.

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"NoTearsLeftToCry is gayer than me and I ACCEPT. Ty @ArianaGrande."

Kevin McHale, E-Online20th of April 2018.

When charismatic singer Ariana Grande launched her first single in over a year "No Tears Left to Cry," McHale made a controversial statement regarding the song and his own personal life. 

McHale announced that he is gay, and thanked Ariana Grande for inspiring him to 'come out'. The person he has been photographed with is his boyfriend and the actor has been receiving warm messages of support and congratulations from thousands of fans.

In 2016, McHale joined the cast of the critically acclaimed mini-series When We Rise where he portrayed AIDS activist Bobbi Campbell. The series focuses on the history of the modern gay rights movement from 1969 to the present day.

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It is important to note, that even today it is still a struggle for men and women to 'come out' and assume an alternate gender affinity and lifestyle. McHale's bold statement will certainly empower many men and women to take courage and claim their own freedom. 

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