Avery Wilson, who appeared on Season 3 of “The Voice,” opens up about his sexual orientation.
On Saturday, the day of his 25th birthday, the singer announced on Twitter that he is bisexual.
“I’m bisexual. Ok bye,” the vocalist wrote.
I’m bisexual . Ok bye 👋🏾— Avery Wilson (@AveryWilson) July 18, 2020
Wilson then posted a lengthy statement on his Instagram page detailing his decision to come out.
“In my eyes, life isn’t about being perfect. It’s about growth, evolving, setting & smashing goals and most importantly happiness and LOVE. I’m all about perfecting my love of self while not being afraid to love whoever I want, however I want,” the musician began his message.
Prior to his tweet, Wilson did not publicly disclose his sexuality in order to maintain his privacy. However, he felt now was the right time to speak his truth.
“TODAY, all questions and speculations of the past, now have a present definitive answer! To finally answer the question....YES, I’m a bisexual man who’s in love with LOVE. I AM WHO I AM and I LOVE WHO I LOVE. Always have and always will!” he declared.
“With that being said, cheers to new beginnings and unapologetically walking in your truth. It feels good as hell and I wish all y’all the same. Thank you for all the birthday love and constant support. Y’all are loved and cherished more than you know—for life! 25 years DOWN, many more to GROW,” he concluded.
While on the NBC singing competition show, Wilson performed on CeeLo Green’s team and made it to the knockouts.
He later signed with Clive Davis and RCA Records and released his first single, “If I Have To,” in 2015.