Ty Herndon - CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena Nashville - Arrivals at Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, Tennessee, United States - Wednesday 8th June 2016
Ty Herndon says he only recently began coming to terms with his sexuality.
Ty Herndon, the country music star who's sold over 5 million records worldwide, has come out as gay. Herndon, 52, said he had struggled with his sexuality since childhood and is gradually coming to grips with his identity as a gay Christian man.
Ty Herndon is gay. And that's great.
Herndon is one of only a few country stars to come out as gay and joins the likes of Sid Spencer and Patrick Haggerty, as well as lesbian singers KD Lang and Chely Wright.
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The 52 year-old singer hopes him coming out "could possibly help someone's son or daughter or grandchild's life not be as difficult as mine has been."
Country music star Ty Herndon, who is most well-known for an array of hit albums in the 1990's, has made the brave decision to publically announce he is gay, and the 52 year-old singer couldn't be more happier about it.
Herndon has publically come out
After many years of keeping his sexuality a secret, Herndon finally announced he was gay while speaking with People Magazine, saying "I'm an out, proud and happy gay man."