Raven-Symone Comes Out Via Tweet

Actress applauds her right to gay marriage
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 3, 2013 11:24 AM CDT
Raven-Symone arrives at the People's Choice Awards in 2011.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

(Newser) – Actress and former Cosby star Raven-Symone has made a point to keep her private life private, but the Huffington Post reports that she changed all that yesterday with this tweet: "I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you." A rep explains that she had just heard a radio report about how more states had legalized gay marriage, reports E! Online. (That would be Minnesota and Rhode Island.) The 27-year-old doesn't have any immediate plans to marry, "but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to," she said in a followup statement. A Jezebel blogger loves it. (Read more Raven-Symoné stories.)

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