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iLoveMakonnen Comes Out As Gay

By Daryl Nelson

iLoveMakonnen has just come out as gay, breaking the news via a series of social media messages.

Through Twitter and Instagram, the 'Tuesday' singer said it's time he let everyone know the real him, and he also encouraged everyone to live their own life openly.

https://twitter.com/iLoveMakonnen5D/status/822353037725351941?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/iLoveMakonnen5D/status/822353517448835072?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Right away, the singer's fans responded, and some said he was brave to share the news, and others called him strong for doing it in such a public way.

https://twitter.com/iLoveMakonnen5D/status/822353737146470400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Thank you for letting me be myself.❤

A photo posted by Red Dragon Makonnen (@ilovemakonnen) on

Makonnen is the second Hip Hop figure to come out this week, following Taylor Bennett. 

You can read Makonnen's messages above and some of the fan reactions below.

https://twitter.com/ShannadeJenee/status/822413107385499648?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/Jxmmi/status/822400058356285440?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/ThatBoyCurtis/status/822367576567250944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/viixxn/status/822412125037559809?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/baileyultd/status/822406943629262849?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/_happylilhippi3/status/822410386796380161?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/AttractionF/status/822371702797570055?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/ThatBoyCurtis/status/822367576567250944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/LEUTDan_/status/822354307899002880?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/_youngTenderoni/status/822372720843161601?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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