Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford has always lived a loud and proud heavy metal life, but only in during an MTV interview did he become the first metal icon to announce he is gay. Rock memoirs are littered with tales of life on the edge, of course. Halford is now pushing back against the way these life-or-death realities are often minimized or even dismissed. It's a tough thing to do even in today's world. You'd think it would be easy, but it's not for some people. I've tried to really emphasize the difficulty that I went through in being able to come to that point at the MTV studios and just come out in person in a very dramatic way.
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After all, this is a sport that for decades used camp and overtly flamboyant gimmicks just so characters could garner cheap heel heat. It was a dark time, not just for the wrestling community but society on the whole. But not anymore.