Young, whose actual name is Fredrick Douglas “Fred” Rosser, was exiting the Los Angeles airport, when he was approached by a TMZ camera crew who wanted to interview the wrestling superstar about gay men in his sport.
When Young, who is one half of the Prime Time Players along with Titus O’Neil, was asked whether a gay wrestler could actually succeed in the WWE, the 33-year-old supplied an answer that nearly floored the crew, “Absolutely. Look at me. I’m a WWE Superstar and to be honest with you, I’ll tell you right now, I’m gay. And I’m happy. I’m very happy,” said Young.
Young’s coming out was done without fanfare, press releases, or news conferences. Instead, he simply responded to an inquiring reporter in a very nonchalant manner that he is in fact gay and was quite satisfied