WWE wrestler Darren Young has becoem the first active pro wrestling star in a major organization to announce that he is gay.
The Professional wrestler was ambushed by TMZ at LAX on Wednesday, and gave a surprising answer when asked whether a gay wrestler could succeed in the WWE.
“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. I’m very happy.”
?We?re all adults. All sports are physical. When I come to work, I come to work. Business is business. Some people might not like it, and some people will like it.
WWE released a statement in support of Darren Young:
On TMZ this morning, WWE Superstar Darren Young revealed to the WWE Universe that he is gay. WWE is proud of Darren Young (Fred Rosser) 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.
Never b bullied n2 silence.Never allow yourself 2 be made a victim.Accept no ones definition of your life; DEFINE YOURSELF- Harvey Fierstein
— nodaysoff DYoung (@DarrenYoungWWE) August 15, 2013