Raven-Symoné is someone whose face you’ve been able to recognize for decades thanks to her stint on The Cosby Show when she was just a toddler. She has also starred in That’s So Raven, The Cheetah Girls, Dr. Dolittle, College Road Trip, and now, Mediaite’s favorite daytime talkshow, The View.
Her sexuality was an open secret for a long time and while she rarely discusses it, she did sit down with the documentarians behind It Got Better, the series that launched from the LGBT advocacy-focused It Gets Better campaign, to share her coming out story. Courtesy of Entertainment Tonight, here is an exclusive clip of her segment:
At one point, she admitted, “I never thought I would come out because my personal life didn’t matter. It was only what was supposed to be sold as the Raven-Symoné brand.”
The third season of It Got Better also features Sir Ian McKellen, Candis Cayne, Adam Lambert, EJ Johnson, and Wanda Sykes.
The season launches tomorrow on L/Studio, Lexus’ digital content channel.
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