Raven Symone Addresses Lesbian Rumors On Twitter

Raven Symone rumors
Buzz, Self

The former Disney star has just responded to the report that claims she is a lesbian.

A report released Wednesday claims 26-year-old former Disney star Raven Symone is a lesbian and currently dating  (and living with) 24-year-old model and former America's Next Top Model contestant AzMarie Livingston. 

A source told the National Enquirer: "She's at a point now where she doesn't care what her family thinks, and she's in love with AzMarie. She's a lesbian and wants to live that way." J.Crew's Jenna Lyons & 7 More Lesbians Who Used To Be Straight

The Enquirer story went on to claim that Raven also lost 30 pounds and made over her image as a part of this unshackling from her parents and former career. Raven was a child star since she charmed audiences on The Cosby Show as the adorable three-year-old Olivia, and then a Disney sensation into her early 20s with That's So Raven and The Cheetah Girls.

Breaking out of the Disney mold at last, Raven is now starring in Sister Act on Broadway and making a new start in her career.

Since the story broke, Raven has said nothing ... until just about an hour ago. She took to Twitter to write:

"I'm living my PERSONAL life the way I'm happiest. I'm not one, in my 25 year career to disclose who I'm dating. and I shall not start now."

She followed up with: "My sexual orientation is mine, and the person I'm datings to know. I'm not one for a public display of my life ... However that is my right as a HUMAN BEing whether straight or gay. To tell or not to tell. As long as I'm not harming anyone ... I am a light being made from love. And my career is the only thing I would like to put on display, not my personal life. Kisses!" (Sic)

We're proud of Raven for holding her ground, as the The Stir smartly points out, she deserves the right to grow up and be who she wants to be – whether she's gay or not.

More juicy content from YourTango:

Photo Credit: Getty


Explore YourTango