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YouTube Star Connor Franta Comes Out as Gay (Video)

YouTube Star Connor Franta Comes Out as Gay (Video)

Connor Franta, the YouTube star with a following of over 3.6 million subscribers, has come out as gay in an emotional video posted on his channel.

“I’m just going to be really honest,” the 22-year-old sensation said in the video. “2014 is truly the year that I have accepted who I am and become happy with that person. So today I want to talk to you guys about that and be open and honest, and tell you that I’m gay.”

Connor says that he dated and kissed girls in high school, but always was left “feeling nothing.”

“It was terrifying to me to have to think that I was something I knew nothing about,” he said. “So I immediately pushed it away and tried not to think about it.”


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  • Nedsdag

    Who is he?

  • MAXXX

    it’s so obvious. we already know he is gay before he even came out.

  • Shivani Yadav

    I’m very proud of him… Connor is an amazing person!

  • FormerLamark

    Is this some new fashion? Every second celebrity is a gay? Only gays want to become famous? And this way, because who the heck is he?