He’s gay? Michael Stipe?@!
“It was super complicated for me in the '80s. I was totally open with the band and my family and my friends and certainly the people I was sleeping with. I thought it was pretty obvious," the R.E.M frontman told Spin magazine.
Stipe has a reason for coming out of the closet now.
“I recognize that to have public figures be very open about their sexuality helps some kid somewhere out there.”