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Australian 'Kath and Kim' Star Magda Szubanski Comes Out

Australian 'Kath and Kim' Star Magda Szubanski Comes Out

Australian actress and comedian Magda Szubanski announced this week that she's gay and a marriage equality supporter. Szubanski is known to certain American audiences as the daffy Sharon on the Australian television comedy Kath & Kim (the character didn't make it into the short-lived American version).

Australian actress and comedian Magda Szubanski announced this week that she's gay and a marriage equality supporter.

Szubanski is known to certain American audiences as the daffy Sharon on the Australian television comedy Kath & Kim (the character didn't make it into the short-lived American version). Szubanski teased the public about her orientation in a statement on Monday that urged the Australian government to enact marriage equality. But on Valentine's Day, Szubanski wanted things to be clear.

"Let me just define my terms here — I identify as gay myself," Szubanski said on the The Project program. "Now when I say that, what that means is I am absolutely not straight."

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