Raven Symone May Be Gay, But Hold the 'Coming Out' Party

raven symoneRaven Symone has basically been famous since she could walk, so I'm pretty sure the woman doesn't really know what life is like to not have a camera in your face 24/7/365. For that reason alone, I'm sure she's not having a total cow right now about being "outed" as a lesbian by the rumor mill.

Yep. According to various gossip sites, a story is set to be published in The National Enquirer which will report that Symone is "dating androgynous model AzMarie Livingston, who competed on America's Next Top Model." Raven and AzMarie are reportedly living together in a NYC condo, and Raven's totally out to her closest circle.

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The story allegedly goes on to explain that "[Raven] is at a point now where she doesn't care what her family thinks, and she's in love with AzMarie. She's a lesbian and wants to live that way."

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Well, then. If Raven's gay, hooray! If she's a lesbian in love and living with with AzMarie, even better! But we probably should still be holding our applause. There's nothing that screams "Throw the girl a coming out party!" quite like a gossip story printed in The National Enquirer (of all publications). What I mean is ... Out of respect, I wouldn't buy this until Raven actually releases a statement, does the cover of People, you know, pulls an Ellen, Lance Bass, or NPH (aka Neil Patrick Harris).   

But right now, we really have no more proof about Raven Symone than we do, say, Queen Latifah ... (Even less, actually, because Raven isn't even headlining a LGBT event anytime soon as far as I know.) And does it matter? Hell no! Until she comes out publicly and makes it our business, it won't be.

What do you make of these rumors?


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