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Jake Zyrus Receives Fan Support After Changing Name

Jake Zyrus‘ (formerly Charice) name change just became official, and fans are already sending an outpouring of love and support!

The 25-year-old former Glee star first declared years ago, “My soul is like male.”

Jake recently shared the news with fans via social media – changing handles on Twitter and Instagram to the new name – and they have made sure to let the singer know they’re on board with the decision.

“Always be you,” one fan tweeted. “Thank you for being brave enough to do what most of us could not even dare to think of.”

“Talent always wins. All the love, Jake Zyrus ❤️🌈,” another wrote.

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'Glee' Alum Charice Officially Changes Name to Jake Zyrus: 'I'm So Happy'

Former Glee star Charice is officially going by a new name – Jake Zyrus!

The announcement from the 25-year-old singer comes several years after declaring in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that “my soul is like male.”

Jake took to social media to share the news, changing handles on Twitter and Instagram to the new name.

“My first tweet as Jake. Overwhelmed. Saw all your love comments and I’m so happy. Finally. I love you, everyone and see you soon,” Jake wrote on Twitter.

Jake added on Instagram, “From the bottom of my heart, thank you for the love and respect. I love you back and I’m sending peace to everyone.”

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Jennifer Hudson: Pinoy Relief Benefit Concert Performer!

Jennifer Hudson rocks a black ensemble while attending the Pinoy Relief Benefit Concert held at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday (March 11) in New York City.

The 32-year-old entertainer hit the stage as performer for the night along with Jessica Sanchez, A Great Big World, and Charice.

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The mission of Pinoy Relief is to find funding and creating programs that generate meaningful results and relief for the Philippines and victims of natural disasters.

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Charice Comes Out as Gay: 'I'm a Lesbian'

Glee star and international recording artist Charice has come out as a gay woman.

The 21-year-old singer made the brave reveal during an interview with the Filipino program The Buzz.

“Yes, I am a tomboy,” Charice said, using a common Filipino colloquial term for lesbian. “I don’t know what’s the problem with that. Because for me, there isn’t a problem with that.”

“Now, I’d like to ask for forgiveness to those who aren’t able to understand,” Charice added. “I just wanna say thank you personally to all my fans, to all the people who are still supporting me, who are still there for me, and honestly I am very, very happy.”


Charice Reveals She is a Lesbian

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30 Days With Charice, Episode 1 -- VIDEO

Check out the first episode of the new reality web series, 30 Days With Charice, from Teen.com!

Fans will get an up-close and personal look at the day to day life of the international pop phenom as she crisscrosses the world during her recent promotional tour for her self-titled debut album.

Watch the first episode of 30 Days With Charice below! (It starts at the 1:15 time mark.) And be sure to follow Teen.com for the other episodes coming soon!


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