"Will Carl Lewis Finally Come Out?"

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Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis is reportedly still running--this time for New Jersey Senate--but will he keep running away from the sexuality talk that's surrounded his athleticism for years?

That's what a reader just asked me, and I have to say I'm not sure!

Lord knows I do remember Lewis's gayish outfits and his sighting at a New York gay bar which was reported in...oh yeah, my column!

So now that he's going to potentially be in a more life-changing position than just standing upright and mobilizing down a track, will Carl's running shoes be openly light loafers?

Or will we have another pretender popping up in office?


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gwennie43
gwennie43

i just learned from a neighbor that he would visit another neighbor that was gay and they had seen him at this guy's house on various occasions

mikekoob
mikekoob

If Carl is really living that kind of a life, at least he knows that it is something to be ashamed of and not proudly proclaimed.

latenitebump
latenitebump

still a fine athelete! he was criticized for being the first to hold up a national flag. now, everybody does it. carl lewis diva!

Allifeltx2
Allifeltx2

Why should people care about what goes on in his bedroom.How many of us honestly share that thing we all do behind close doors. His pleasures are his alone, personal. If there have been "sigthings"  at bars. then how is he keeping it a secret?  He's Carl Lewis, he can't hide in a corner.  Why do we need to see Carl run a lap caring the gay flag, people still would'nt be satisfied. People say he should come out and help gay kids is sports. It's the parents job to instill in  the child  their special and they would be supportive to them. .Carl has dedicated many years  educating families through his health and fitness events  No need teach a class on " How to be gay in sports # 101". .He taught america by example and his achivement speak for themselves. It's the parents job to instill in  the child  their special and they would be supportive to them. Carl represented America well in his career.Good luck in the next chapter of your life. 

Nicole
Nicole

Who cares if he's Gay? That's his own business. I'm not gay, but I get tired of seeing heterosexuals displaying their "public affection" while i'm out and about with my husband and kids. 

Lassiter Mary
Lassiter Mary

Carl Lewis is my favorite male athlete ever.  It does not matter what his sexual orientation is.

He's  intelligent. 

Artonmoonmist
Artonmoonmist

I met Carl in in the late 1990's at a known gay cruising spot in Memorial Park. He said he was testing out a prototype bike a friend had given him to potentially endorse. But why park in the gayest cruising spot in the park when there are many other bike parking spots with easy access to good bike paths. If he is gay I wish he would come out, it would be good to have such great role models for gay youth. If he is straight he should state that. But Carl let's not have another closeted polititian please.

elizabethcostello
elizabethcostello

Miss Thing came out on a game show a few years back. Well, sort of. Then he slipped back into his crystal closet.

Dugaldo
Dugaldo

"You can't catch me gay thoughts" -TomCruise, Family Guy.

Just out of curiosity when exactly was that spotting at a New York gay bar. Does that even count any more?

Jonny
Jonny

He and Tyler Perry can announce their engagement on Oprah's last episode. Ratings!

nick price
nick price

Carl Lewis is new Jesse Ventura ?

Jonster
Jonster

I thought he came out when he wore those red pumps on the track back in the 90s. I mean, is there even any question?

Bwayjoe
Bwayjoe

That would be two Queens.

DavidE
DavidE

He's going to marry Queen Latifah

Minx
Minx

What does he look like today? Most athletes don't age too well.

rolph
rolph

Prediction: No coming out for Carl.

Estelle
Estelle

He's black. Black don't crack!

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