In the last few days, disreputable tabloids have tried to “break” the news that actress, singer and executive Raven-Symoné is a lesbian and living in a $11,000-a-month apartment with former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant AzMarie Livingston. In a move that would have made Cliff Huxtable proud, the former “Cosby” kid, and current Broadway star, shut the speculation down and kept it moving in a way that showed class and maturity.
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“I’m living my PERSONAL life the way I’m happiest. I’m not one, in my 25 year career to disclose who I’m dating. and I shall not start now. My sexual orientation is mine, and the person I’m dating to know. I’m not one for a public display of my life. However that is my right as a HUMAN BEing whether straight or gay. To tell or not to tell. As long as I’m not harming anyone. I am a light being made from love. And my career is the only thing I would like to put on display, not my personal life. Kisses!”
Standing ovation, Raven. Drop the mic and just walk away.
Not only is whom she chooses to love her business, when are we ever going to get to the point where someone’s sexuality is not “breaking” news?
If Raven-Symoné is in love and in a healthy, happy relationship, or if she’s not, she has the right to keep that to herself.