YouTube singer Sam Tsui comes out and reveals surprise wedding
YouTube singer Sam Tsui has opened up about his sexuality – as he reveals he’s about to get married.
The singer has been uploading music videos and covers since 2008, growing a following and a string of viral hits.
But the singer finally opened up in a video over the weekend, as he revealed to fans that he was about to tie the knot to a fellow singer.
He said: “It’s something that I have not talked a lot about, but many of you have asked. That is… are you dating anyone?
“For those of you who are curious, the answer is yes, I am dating someone.”
The YouTube star revealed he is dating fellow musician Casey Breves.
He said: “I have not at all talked about this kind of stuff. Given this is a coming out video of a sort, I want to say very clearly that waiting to tell you guys about this does not mean I am or was ashamed about anything.
“I am proud of who I am and very proud of my relationship with Cacey, because he is amazing.
“While it’s been a very important part of my personal life, it never had that much to do with my music.
“I never felt the need to do a big tear-y coming out video because honestly, in my daily life it’s such a non-issue.”
“If you feel like I’ve been evasive or somehow dishonest in not telling you about this stuff sooner, I just want to assure you that that was never my intention.”
He added: “There’s another bit of crazy big news… not only are we dating, but very very soon we are getting married!”.
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Of his decision to keep his private life private until now, he said: “When I started putting music videos on YouTube all of those years ago, I had no idea what this would all become.
“I loved singing, I loved making music, and YouTube was this platform that allowed me to share it.
“But I didn’t have any idea that the music I was putting on YouTube would have any influence on my day to day life.
“There are some things, like relationship stuff, that because I never really talked about it, I never had opportunity to.”