Publicado: 10-05-2012 06:09 PM
Good Morning America's Sam Champion has revealed that he is gay and is set to marry his long-term partner.
The weather anchor's sexual orientation has long been known to his friends and media colleagues, but he has never publicly discussed it before.
Mr Champion is just the latest in a string of celebrities to have come out this year via a low-key, offhand comment.
Publicado: 10-05-2012 06:10 PM
Other ABC personalities took to Twitter to congratulate the happy couple on Friday afternoon. Diane Sawyer wrote, 'Everybody here celebrating Sam's happiness,' while Chris Cuomo joked: 'Marrying a much younger man, FYI '. Mr Champion's decision to reveal his sexuality through a casual reference after years of being openly gay in private follows a recent trend of celebrities slipping out of the proverbial closet without making a fuss. The most famous example was that of CNN host Anderson Cooper, who revealed the worst-kept secret in TV with a brief email to blogger Andrew Sullivan in July. Jim Parsons, star of The Big Bang Theory, came out in an interview with the New York Times in which he talked about his boyfriend