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Wayne Brady Comes Out As Pansexual

Wayne Brady Comes Out As Pansexual

Wayne Brady Comes Out As Pansexual
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The iconic TV host is ready to share his truth.

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At 51 years old, Wayne Brady is being honest about his sexuality.

In a new interview with People, the TV host is coming out to the world as pansexual.

"In doing my research, both with myself and just with the world, I couldn't say if I was bisexual, because I had to really see what that was, especially because I really have not gotten a chance to act on anything. So, I came to pansexual because — and I know that I'm completely messing up the dictionary meaning — but to me, pan means being able to be attracted to anyone who identifies as gay, straight, bi, transsexual or non-binary. Being able to be attracted across the board. And, I think, at least for me for right now, that is the proper place," he says.

Before he made this announcement, Brady came out to his ex-wife and daughter. The star admits to being attracted to men in the past, but he's never dated a man.

"I've also been attracted to certain men in my life, but I've always pushed that aside because of how I was raised, and because I live in today's world, and it's scary as s***," he adds.

"I’m now trying to be the most Wayne Brady I can be. I'm doing this for me. Not dating yet though! [Laughs] I am single, but it's not about being with someone right now. I've got some work to do still. Then, Wayne as a single, open-minded pansexual can make a decision and be free and open to other people."

Welcome to the family Wayne!

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Ricky Cornish is an on-air correspondent for Equal Pride, where he's breaking down the latest in pop culture for Out Magazine, Pride.com, Plus Magazine, The Advocate, and Out Traveler.

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Ricky Cornish is an on-air correspondent for Equal Pride, where he's breaking down the latest in pop culture for Out Magazine, Pride.com, Plus Magazine, The Advocate, and Out Traveler.

Based in Las Vegas, Ricky can be seen interviewing the biggest celebrities at red carpets and premiere events around the city.

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