'Glee' Star Comes Out of the Closet During Tearful Interview


Jun. 3 2013, Published 5:19 a.m. ET

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Glee guest star Charice Pempengco came out of the closet during a tearful interview on the Filipino program The Buzz.

“Charice, are you a lesbian?” the show's host asks the actress who played Rachel Berry's arch-nemesis Sunshine on the the second season of Glee.

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“Yes. I am a lesbian,” the 21-year-old answers. “What is the problem with that? Because for me, I don’t think there’s a problem with that.”

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Since Charice's brave decision to publicly reveal her secret, she's become estranged from her mother, Raquel Pempengco, reports Wetpaint. And the actress apologizes to her fans who may have a hard time understanding or accepting the news.

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“But to those who can accept me, thank you very much,” says Charice. “We are all equal, whether you are gay or straight.”

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