” Let’s just say my phone blew up when I came out on global television. The only people that knew were my immediate family members and my closest friends, maybe like three of them. So you can imagine how many texts and emails and Facebook messages that I got after coming out, most of which were very supportive from the LGBT community. “

” A good friend of mine, Maria Menounos, she’s kind of like a mentor to me. She dabbled in WWE and pro wrestling, and she said ‘This is the perfect opportunity for you.’ Once I started doing my research about the competition and the company, I fell in love with WWE even more. “

” Don’t be afraid. Don’t be ashamed. Don’t ever apologize for your sexuality. Just be you. “

” It’s not a good feeling to hide a huge part of your life. If you were meant to be somebody else, you’d be somebody else, so don’t change who you are. “

” My friend’s mom said to me, ‘honey, I think you’re gay.’ And I go, ‘yeah, I am.’ As soon as someone vocalized it to me, gave me permission. I was like, ‘yes, yes, yeah! “

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