ATLANTA, GEORGIA - JANUARY 15: Da Brat attends YouTube Music 2020 Leaders Legends Ball at Atlanta History Center on January 15, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Da Brat publicly came out as a lesbian in March but wants to made it clear it was her own choice to wait until now to confirm speculation about her sexuality.
Da Brat and Jesseca Dupart (Credit: Jesseca Dupart)
Da Brat recently explained to Variety why the time was now right to publicly claim who she is.
Da Brat (Credit: Da Brat)
Brat added that she never felt pressured by her record label, So So Def, to hide her sexuality but has said in the past that it wasn’t “cool” back in the day.
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The star has since crossed over to radio and is part of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show in Atlanta and a co-host of Fox’s syndicated entertainment show Dish Nation.