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‘Glee’ actress comes out of the closet

Actress Charice Pempengco, known for her role as Sunshine Corazon on ‘Glee, has publically revealed that she is a lesbian.

The petite Filipino-born star opened up during an interview with Boy Abunda on ABS-CBN show ‘The Buzz’.

"Yes, I am a lesbian," she said. "But to those who can accept me, thank you very much. We are all equal, whether you are gay or straight."

She added:  "I have deep gratitude for the Filipinos because they are the ones who know who I really am. ... I don't know what the problem is because for me, there is no problem with that. So now I ask for forgiveness from those who don't understand. And those who cannot accept. I apologize: I understand you." 





Pempengco later released a video of thanks to her fans in the wake of her confession, view it here: