Monday, May 03, 2010

It's Official! reveals Country Star Chely Wright is gay has just published an article this morning revealing that country singer, Chely Wright is lesbian. They are portraying Wright as the first country star to reveal she is gay. That is wrong - k d lang publicly came 'out of the closet' in 1992.

People reports:
Country singer Chely Wright's reasoning was sound. "There had never, ever been a country music artist who had acknowledged his or her homosexuality," she tells PEOPLE. "I wasn't going to be the first."

But now Wright is changing her tune. "Nothing in my life has been more magical than the moment I decided to come out," she says.

But during her childhood and rapid ascent to fame in the county world, she also experienced a community in which homosexuality was shunned. "I hid everything for my music," says Wright. READ MORE
Read Chely Wright's wiki bio here.