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iLoveMakonnen Tweets “I’m Gay”

“Thank you for letting me be myself.”

Photographer Graham Walzer
January 20, 2017
iLoveMakonnen Tweets “I’m Gay”

iLoveMakonnen has told his Twitter and Instagram followers that he is gay. The Atlanta artist shared the "old news" on Thursday night via a string of tweets. “As a fashion icon, I can't tell u about everybody else's closet, I can only tell u about mine, and it's time I've come out,” he tweeted in one message.

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He added, “And since y'all love breaking news, here's some old news to break, I'm gay. And now I've told u about my life, maybe u can go life yours.”


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Makonnen later shared a screenshot of his tweets via Instagram alongside the caption, “Thank you for letting me be myself.”

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Thank you for letting me be myself.❤

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


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iLoveMakonnen Tweets “I’m Gay”