Joshua Bassett Opens Up About His Sexuality After 'Coming Out' Video Goes Viral

The star of Disney's 'High School Musical' reboot thanked fans who 'stand for love and acceptance' after his thoughts on Harry Styles set off an online f...

5/12/2021 11:28:00 AM

The star of Disney's 'High School Musical' reboot thanked fans who 'stand for love and acceptance' after his thoughts on Harry Styles set off an online frenzy.

The star of Disney's 'High School Musical' reboot thanked fans who 'stand for love and acceptance' after his thoughts on Harry Styles set off an online f...

, “I think it’s refreshing that it was in casual conversation instead of it being a big announcement.”By Tuesday afternoon, Bassett posted a short video of himself performing an acoustic version of an as-yet-unreleased song to his social media accounts, along with statement expanding on his earlier comments.

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“My entire life people have told me my sexuality,” he wrote. “People have shamed me for things they know nothing about. I want to say thank you to those of you who stand for love and acceptance.”A post shared by Joshua Bassett (@joshuatbassett)The actor notably did not align himself with traditional labels like “gay” or “bisexual.” Later in the note, he added, “Love who you love shamelessly. It’s ok to still be figuring out who you are. Life’s too short to let ignorance and hatred win. I choose love.”

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