Earlier this week, Max of ThisIsMax.net wrote about her advanced listening session to Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange LP, beginning rumors that Frank Ocean comes out as either bisexual or gay on the album. Now, with a statement on this Tumblr, Ocean has more or less confirmed the rumors by opening up about some rather strong feelings he had for a male friend when they were both 19.
The statement, a screenshot of text Ocean was hoping to include in the “thank you’s section” of the Channel Orange liner notes, can be found below. Ocean posted this just before the screenshot:
BASED GOD WAS RIGHT
we’re all a bunch of golden million dollar babies. my hope is that the babies born these days will inherit less of the bullshit than we did. anyhow, what i’m about to post is for anyone who cares to read. it was intended to fill the thank you’s section in my album credits, but with all the rumors going round.. i figured it’d be good to clarify..