You've probably heard the phrase "on the spectrum" used to describe someone who has autism. But chances are there's still a lot you don't know about autism spectrum disorder ASD , which the Mayo Clinic defines as "a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication. And with the popularity of the Netflix reality television series Love on the Spectrum , which follows several individuals with ASD as they navigate the dating world, the condition has become a part of the public conversation now more so than maybe ever before. As the disorder has gained more mainstream attention, more and more celebrities have frankly discussed their autism diagnoses.
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Teenage dream comes true! The country music star met Akins when they were in grade school in Georgia. By sixth grade, the twosome were best friends. Fast forward to high school and things turned romantic between them. While their relationship hit a roadblock when they were teenagers, they got back together after college and tied the knot in October We both dated other people for like five years. When I heard that she had ended her other relationship … I moved in for the kill.
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Fact: All seven BTS members are as sexy as they are talented, and if you've ever speculated about the members' relationship statuses, you're definitely not alone. After all, ever since this K-pop boy group debuted in , none of its members have ever come out to the public with a relationship. While you might assume that's because they're too busy to date, this is likely also due to a common practice in the South Korean pop music industry, which keeps members of boy and girl bands from dating publicly in order to protect their careers. But don't you worry — the BTS members don't seem to be too lonely. On the red carpet for the American Music Awards, when an interviewer asked the group whether they were looking for girlfriends, leader RM was quick to say their fandom gives them more than enough love.
Subscriber Account active since. Since they live in the public eye, some celebrities feel they not only have to come out to their friends and family but also to their fans. From famous actors to YouTube celebrities, here are 17 celebrities who have come out so far this year. I'm gay," she said in the interview.