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Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe comes out

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Several Australian newspapers are reporting that Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe will come out as gay in a Sunday night television interview.

From the Sydney Morning Herald:

After years of dismissing speculation about his sexuality, Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay.

Thorpe made the admission in a tell-all interview with Sir Michael Parkinson, News Corp reports.

From the Daily Telegraph:

It’s understood the interview, which Parkinson has described as one of the best he has ever conducted, includes a full admission from Thorpe that he is gay despite having dated women in the past.

Click here for the tenplay.com.au website.

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