TMZ recently caught up with Darren Young at LAX Airport and asked if it was possible for a gay man to succeed in the WWE. Darren Young responded with, “Absolutely. Look at me. I’m a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I’ll tell you right now, I’m gay. And I’m happy. I’m very happy”
Darren Young coming out makes him the first openly gay, contracted WWE superstar of all time. The announcement also makes him the first openly gay superstar from a major professional wrestling organisation. It was a very brave decision and a very bold one and Darren deserves a lot of credit for doing this.
Several WWE and wresting personalities commented on Darren’s big announcement.
Stephanie McMahon: “Congratulations to @DarrenYoungWWE for being the first openly gay WWE Superstar!”
John Cena: “I know Darren personally. Darren’s a great guy. That’s a very bold move for him. And congratulations for him for actually finally doing it.”
“For us, it’s entertainment … and if you’re entertaining you shouldn’t be judged by race, creed, color or sexuality … as long as you’re entertaining.”
Titus O’ Neal: “I’m VERY PROUD of @DarrenYoungWWE He’s been like Family 2Me&My Kids And that won’t Change!
Triple H: “Congratulations, @DarrenYoungWWE for living YOUR life, YOUR way. #proud”
Rosa Mendes: “@DarrenYoungWWE I’m so proud of you!! See you this week!!”
Gregory Helms: “Good job @DarrenYoungWWE Respect!! Somewhere my friend Kanyon is smiling down.”
Matt Morgan: “ENORMOUS courage out of @DarrenYoungWWE today! U should be very proud of urself Darren! #WhatAGreatExampleForOthers”
Chavo Guerrero: “Huge support for @DarrenYoungWWE !! Great guy & great wrestler! Kudos for @JohnCena supporting comments too”
Congratulations are in order to Darren Young for announcing this and he deserves everyone’s support for doing such a brave thing. Congrats, Darren!
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