Former “Cosby” and Disney Channel star Raven-Simone is confirming long-time rumors that she’s gay.
The actress took to Twitter to celebrate the Supreme Court decision to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and Minnesota starting issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples:
“I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you,” she tweeted on Aug. 2.
Days later E! News with her exactly what she meant in the tweet.
“I am very happy that gay marriage is opening up around the country and is being accepted. I was excited to hear today that more states legalized gay marriage,” she told E! News in a statement. “I, however am not currently getting married, but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to.”
Last year, the actress had tried to avoid revealing her sexuality, saying “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.”
Rumors swirled that Simone was living with an openly gay “America's Next Top Model “contestant, AzMarie Livingston, in New York City.