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.