Frank Ocean Comes Out As Bisexual

Read the open letter that tells his story.

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A couple of days ago, rumors started bouncing around that there are some lyrics on Frank Ocean's upcoming Channel Orange that reveal he's bisexual. There weren't any specific lyrics cited, and Frank didn't make any comments on it, so it seemed likely that this was another case of the Internet twisting up some idea and running with it.

But tonight, Frank Ocean published a picture on his Tumblr. The picture is a screenshot of a text document written on a computer. The document is titled "thank you's." It was written in December of 2011 while Frank was on a plane from New Orleans to Los Angeles.

The note reads like an open letter to the world and in it, Frank tells the story of meeting a guy four summers ago and falling in love. He goes on to explain that it never turned into what he wanted, but that it was his first true love and that he is thankful for it. It's a thoughtful and honest admission and although Frank seems a little unsure about the future, this seems like something he was happy to finally be able to share: 

"I don't know what happens now, and that's alrite. I don't have any secrets I need kept anymore."

Read the full letter here or below.

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