Country Superstar Chely Wright Makes a Bold Announcement

| May 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Country music singing sensation Chely Wright has confirmed that she is indeed, homosexual.

The announcement came earlier this month, just as she was about to release her come back album ‘Lifted Off the Ground’ and a memoir. Wright admits that she was afraid to be open about her sexual preferences, citing that she had been raised in a southern community where people openly frowned upon homosexuality. The song bird also admits that she was hesitant in making the announcement as no other country music artist had previously and openly admitted to being homosexual.

Friends of the country artist said the she did not want to be the first country star to come out publicly.

Curiously, Wright had recorded a song along with fellow recording artist Brad Paisley called ‘Hard to be a Husband, Hard to Be a Wife’.

Wright has said that coming out was a magical moment for her, as she has long hid the fact for music. Many media sources and fans alike are wondering how the announcement will affect the sales of her albums and memoir. Other sources wonder if her current fan base will remain solid.

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