JoJo Siwa comes out as gay with iconic announcement – Metro.co.uk

JoJo Siwa

JoJo Siwa has come out as gay (Picture: REX, Twitter/itsjojosiwa)

JoJo Siwa has come out as gay with a sweet announcement, as fans shower her with supportive messages.

The YouTube star and singer has thrilled fans by writing on Twitter: ‘My cousin got me a new shirt,’ and sharing a photo of her wearing a T-shirt that reads: ‘Best. Gay. Cousin. Ever.’

Anyone else emotional?!

JoJo, 17, has been at the centre of speculation after donning a rainbow outfit and dancing to Lady Gaga’s song Born This Way.

While fans urged others not to label her, it seems she was ready to come out on her own terms.

Fans are super proud of her, with one writing: ‘PROUD OF YOU JOJO WE LOVE YOU,’ while another added: ‘Love you SO much Jojo!! live your truth fearlessly.’

Meanwhile, others have taken the opportunity to shoot their shot.

‘Jojo i am available on thursday please contact me on thursday when i am available and we can go on a date on thursday when i am available,’ one more aded.

Excitement was sparked by JoJo’s recent TikTok video, in which she lipsynced along to the lyrics to Lady Gaga’s Born This Way. 

In the video, which was lit by flashing multi-coloured lyrics, JoJo mouthed along to the lyrics: ‘No matter gay, straight or bi, lesbian, transgender life, I’m on the right track baby, I was born to survive, no matter black, white or beige, chola or orient made, I’m on the right track baby, I was born to be brave.’

JoJo wore one of her branded jumpers with multi-coloured hearts on the chest, and her signature hair bow was covered in mini rainbows.

This, teamed with the lyrics of acceptance, made many believe that the YouTuber was coming out as part of the LGBTQ+ community.

James Charles commented: ‘IM SO HAPPY FOR YOU’, with TikTok star Avery Cyrus writing: ‘If this is what I think it is, we accept you of course.’

The teen is best known for her YouTube channel, which has a following of more than 12 million, and her songs including Boomerang and D.R.E.A.M.

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