25 Of The Most Inspiring Celebrity Coming Out Stories
Andy Cohen is now a proud, out, gay father! Before he became a gay icon synonymous with Bravo, Andy was a teenager in 1986, when there was very little gay representation on television and a fair amount of casual homophobia. It wasn’t until college that Andy decided he could publicly be a gay man.
“I’ll never forget that day. I left the letter actually out which I didn’t mean to, and my mom found it,” Andy told Watch What Happens Live. “I said, ‘I don’t want to tell you,’ and she said, ‘you have to,’ and I said, ‘well, you know.’ She said, ‘you have to say the words so that you can say it. So I said it, I’m crying, crying, and about an hour later she said, ‘You know I would have hated your wife anyway.'”