He came out to his 110k followers on Instagram with a special message rich in pride.
Darin Zanyar is 33-year-old, born in Sweden of Kurdish parents, king of Pop that on 3rd August told his 110,000 followers, and the whole world that he is “proud to be gay”.
Darin reached a high lever of fame in Sweden after becoming the runner-up in the first season of Idol, a TV talent show back in 2004, when he was only 16. He became one of the country’s best-selling artists, with seven number one albums.
Darin’s comingout-post on IG was received with lots of happiness and gratitude from the Kurdish Queer Community that praised the singer’s bravery for coming-out. He is not the first Kurdish artist to come out as a memento of the LGBT+ Commuinity, in fact his post came just one day after the Dutch-Kurdish singer Naaz, come out in IG post too.
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happy pride!!!!!!!!! last summer I finally had the freedom to live my life to the fullest, I found out I love love more than I knew. I think I could fall in love with literally anyone. I am grateful for every experience I’ve been blessed to have. I can’t wait for the day I can fearlessly speak on this beautiful thing. whatever label you decide to use, as long as you stand behind it, be proud & those who have a problem with it are NOT your problem. love u love love loving love 🧡. 💛💚💙💜💞 #pride🌈.