February 26, 2024
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Don Lemon Gay: CNN Anchor Isn’t Rushing To Get Marriage After Opening Up About His Sexuality

Don Lemon Gay

Journalist Don Lemon has been the face of CNN since 2006 and is popular for his prime town show, Tonight With Don Lemon. He soon became a household name. But 2011 came out as the toughest year for him. His controversial interview put his reputation on edge. It also led people to doubt his sexuality. Is Don Lemon gay? Well, things turned darker for the journalist after his memoir revealed the darkest secret of his past. What was it? Keep reading to learn more.

   

Fans Doubted: Is Don Lemon Gay?

Don Lemon lived a protective life until he came up with his new memoir, Transparent. In 2011, Lemon attended an interview with New York Times, where he discussed his new memoir. In that interview, he openly came out as gay. Don Lemon stated that before revealing his sexuality, he doubted whether he wanted to be the gay anchor. He also said that his agents and mentors asked him whether he would continue his journey with this label. After spending a hard time delving into his thoughts, he finally made up his mind. So, it’s true Don Lemon is gay.

Don Lemon Gay

Don Lemon also told New York Times that if he was willing to be in the news business and tell people the truth, he should be honest, and the same applies to him too. But Lemon revealed that he was scared of people. Although CNN was already aware of his sexuality and protected in his thick and thin, it didn’t impress the other people. Soon after learning Don Lemon is gay, he received death threats for his racial slurs.

Who Is Don Lemon’s Partner?

Don Lemon started dating Tim Malone in the summer of 2016. The CNN host revealed that he first met Tim in New York and publicly opened up about their relationship in April 2017 when Tim appeared on Lemon’s Instagram. Soon in the 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards, both were seen together walking hand in hand. Even in the 2018’s New Year, they seemed kissing on live television, where Lemon can be heard saying to Tim, “I love you, baby.”

A year later, Lemon announced their engagement. In his Instagram post, Lemon revealed that Tim used the dogs to pop this question, so how could he say no to him? It shows Don Lemon is gay, for real, and happy with his fiancee. However, the couple wants to enjoy this moment now. Lemon told People that he wanted to enjoy this moment of bliss. He also said that most people advised him not to become obsessed with wedding planning and just enjoy it. Looking at their Instagram adventures, it seems the couple is taking the advice seriously.

How Did Don Lemon Rise To Fame?

Born on March 1, 1966, Don Lemon attended Baker High School and later graduated from Brooklyn College, majoring in broadcast journalism. Lemon started his career as a weekend news anchor for WBRC. Later he joined NBC News New York City and worked as an anchor on Weekend Today. In 2006, he joined CNN and started a pilot show on CNN in 2014. Lemon announced to launch of a podcast, The Handoff, with CNN fellow journalist Chris Cuomo. In late 2022, Don Lemon started co-anchoring a new CNN morning show with Poppy Harlow and Kaitlin Collins.

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As mentioned above, Don Lemon is gay and living his life to the fullest with his fiancee Tim. But when they are planning to marry remains uncertain. What are your thoughts on this? Stay tuned. TechRadar247 will keep you updated.

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