Country singer Chely Wright came out as a lesbian last May, but she's only now speaking up about the repercussions of revealing her sexuality. If it appears from the outside in that it’s helped my career, it could be because I haven’t talked about the negative," she tells lesbian pop culture blog Autostraddle. I get nasty letters every day, ' I’m through with you Chely Wright, you’re going to hell.'" Wright, whose hits include "Shut Up and Drive" and "Single White Female," says she decided to come out after nearly taking her life by putting a 9 mm gun in her mouth."I spent every ounce of energy hiding the fact that I was gay," she says. I couldn’t reach out to my friends and say I have a broken heart because they didn’t even know I had a relationship.On May 4, 2010, Wright simultaneously released her memoir, Like Me, and her first album of new songs since 2005, Lifted Off the Ground.Używamy plików cookie, aby pomóc w personalizacji treści, dostosowywać i analizować reklamy oraz zapewnić bezpieczne korzystanie z serwisu."And then I found myself without my partner because we broke up, and I looked around and realized everything I gained in material wealth meant NOTHING to me. And, I put a gun in my mouth." But in the end, she decided not to pull the trigger, and instead took action by being honest about her life."I knew that if I had a gun in my mouth, I could imagine how many kids were sitting in their bedroom with a bottle of pills or on the verge in some other way," she explains.She’s not only the first openly gay country singer, but she’s also the first to marry, and now the first to have children.NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 12, 2015 – The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s quarterly program series Nashville Cats: A Celebration of Music City Musicians returns Saturday, March 7, with renowned bassist Michael Rhodes. interview, held in the museum's Ford Theater, is included with museum admission and free to museum members.
A little over a week ago, when it was teased that there will be a star coming out of the closet, I bet if someone said it would be a country music star, they would all say Kenny Chesney. has an interview with Chely that took place earlier but made an agreement not to air the segment til Thursday.
Chely Wright has added identical twins to her family!
The ‘Single White Female’ hitmaker and her wife, music executive Lauren Blitzer-Wright, welcomed two boys, George Samuel and Everett Joseph, on Saturday (May 18) in New York City.
Well, they were wrong as it is “Single White Female” singer Chely Wright who is stating she is gay. But at the same time, I am sure many of you are going Chely who? It was not supposed to be revealed that she was coming out until Wednesday, but TMZ, who is not used to getting scooped, and was with the Sandra Bullock cover story last week, was not going to let it happen 2 weeks in a row and found out late Sunday it was Chely Wright.
Chely will be on the Today show this Wednesday and L. Chely Wright was linked at one time to Brad Paisley.