Swedish Pop Star Darin Comes Out: ‘I’m Proud To Be Gay’

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Darin Zanyar, one of Sweden’s best-known pop stars with seven #1 albums since he came to fame on Swedish Idol in 2004, has come out as gay in a post on Instagram.

The singer/songwriter, who generally goes by the single name moniker Darin, shared his post during Stockholm’s annual Pride celebration.

“Everyone in the world should be able to be proud and accepted for who they are,” wrote Darin on Instagram. “I know how difficult it can be. Took me a while, but I am proud to be gay. Happy pride!”

Here’s Darin’s latest single, “En säng av rosor,” which translates to “A Bed of Roses.”

 

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