Braunwyn Windham-Burke revealed in a brand new interview that she identifies as a lesbian.
“I’m nonetheless getting used to it … I knew I used to be drawn to ladies,” the 42-year-old Actual Housewives of Orange County star informed GLAAD on Wednesday, December 2. “I bought married very younger and I by no means thought of it. So, to be 42 … I’m simply now beginning to really feel like I’m changing into the girl I used to be speculated to be. So, for me to be residing fully authentically and say, ‘I’m a lesbian. That was who I’ve all the time been.’ This isn’t one thing that’s new ‘trigger that I feel is what lots of people will assume. ‘Oh, immediately you’re one.’ No, I’ve all the time identified it. But it surely took me personally 42 years to be snug sufficient in my very own pores and skin to say that.”
Braunwyn beforehand informed Us Weekly completely that she was seeing someone “special” who wasn’t her husband of 20 years, Sean Burke. Whereas there was numerous hypothesis in regards to the pair — who share Bella, 20, Rowan, 18, Jacob, 15, 7-year-old twins Caden and Curren, Koa, 5, and Hazel, 2 — the fact TV star insists that they don’t have any plans to separate.
“Truthfully, we’re in uncharted territory. I don’t have a job mannequin for this. I don’t have anybody to go to for solutions,” she admitted. “So proper now, we’re simply doing our personal method. You recognize, Sean and I are nonetheless married. I plan on staying married … we’re elevating the youngsters collectively. He’s my greatest good friend.”
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Braunwyn added that Sean has met Kris, the girl she’s courting.
“I imply, we go to events collectively! She came to visit the opposite evening, frolicked with the household, had dinner with us,” she mentioned. “I imply, it’s solely as bizarre as you make it.”
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