WWE Professional Wrestler Announces He is Gay

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Darren Young

August 15, 2013 Updated Aug 15, 2013 at 2:57 PM EDT

WWE professional wrestler Darren Young on Thursday announced in an interview with TMZ.com that he is gay.

WWE issued a statement in support of Young after the news broke. 

The WWE statement reads:

On TMZ this morning, WWE Superstar Darren Young (Fred Rosser) revealed to the WWE Universe that he is gay. WWE is proud of Darren Young for being open about his sexuality, and we will continue to support him as a WWE Superstar. Today, in fact, Darren will be participating in one of our Be A STAR anti-bullying rallies in Los Angeles to teach children how to create positive environments for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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