"House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey came out via a statement on Twitter after he was accused of alleged sexual misconduct in 1986 by actor Anthony Rapp when Rapp was 14 and Spacey was 26.Spacey apologized to Rapp in the statement and also said "I have loved and had romantic encounters with men throughout my life, and I choose now to live as a gay man."Aaron Carter shared a note with fans on Twitter in August saying that when he was around 13 years old he "started to find boys and girls attractive." The singer went on to say that at the age of 17 he had his first experience "with a male that I had an attraction to who I also worked with and grew up with." Actress Kristen Stewart referred to herself as "so gay" during her monologue when she hosted "Saturday Night Live" in February.Pierce first talked about his partner in an Associated Press interview about his Tony-nominated performance in "Curtains.""Some people know that they like grilled cheese and they'll eat it every day for the rest of their lives," she said. If I have grilled cheese once I'm like, 'That was cool, what's next?
"Anyone who's a friend of mine, anyone who knows and cares about me, knows," the actress explained to Matt Lauer on the "Today" show.
"It's no secret that I'm gay, but it has been to the greater world." Baxter is in a long-term relationship with a building contractor, Nancy Locke.
"I never wanted to be the lesbian actress," De Generes told Time magazine.
"I never wanted to be the spokesperson for the gay community. I did it for my own truth." De Generes' wife, Portia de Rossi, also kept her sexuality a secret for many years.'NSync singer Lance Bass appeared on the cover of People in August 2006 with the headline "I'm Gay." "I knew that I was in this popular band and I had four other guys' careers in my hand, and I knew that if I ever acted on it or even said (that I was gay), it would overpower everything," Bass told the magazine in explaining why he didn't come out sooner.
It was also the first public acknowledgment of her partner, Amber Laign.