Post submitted by Maureen McCarty, former HRC Deputy Director of Marketing

Today 73-year-old WWE lege nd Pat Patterson came out as gay, reported TMZ.

“I lived with that [secret] for 50 years,” Patterson told his cast mates on the WWE Network's “Legends’ House.”

His fellow wrestling stars responded warmly, telling him, “We love you, Pat… we always love you.”

Watch the emotional moment Patterson's comes out to his fellow wrestling stars in the video below.

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