This professional wrestler just came out as bisexual, introducing his boyfriend
A professional wrestler has revealed he’s bisexual, and has a boyfriend.
Sports pro Anthony Bowens appeared in a video to YouTube, hanging out with his other half, who just so happens to be. aguy.
He didn’t think all that much when he was filming – until he realised nobody actually knew he liked guys.
Despite being nervous someone from his wrestling world would find it, he decided to let his boyfriend post the video.
“It was this past fall and I was three months into a relationship with my boyfriend, Michael Pavano”, he told OutSports.
“Mike and I had uploaded a video to YouTube on his channel called ‘The Laughing Challenge,’ where he described me as his boyfriend.
“The video was a blast to do, but I worried that someone from the wrestling world would stumble across it and learn my secret. I decided to let it be posted anyway.”
A few weeks later one of his racing pals spotted the video, and he came out to them.
They were most annoyed he hadn’t told him he has a boyfriend already, but didn’t care he was gay.
He then came out to everyone on Facebook, writing: “I’m not going to make this a long winded post but I think it’s time,” he wrote.
“Just wanted to let everyone know I’m bisexual. I look forward to changing perceptions and breaking stereotypes as I continue on my journey.
“I have zero patience for negativity so if this bothers you please delete me. Thanks!”
“After hitting send, I immediately turned off my phone.
“I didn’t want to think about what people would write. After about 30 minutes I told Mike to check his phone,” Bowens said.
“He had the biggest smile on his face, our friends in the room cheered, and I made the decision to turn on my phone. The response was overwhelming positive.”
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