The You Tube star noted that his parents were extremely religious, so he tried to hide the part of himself that liked guys. Dawson finally had his first kiss at age 21, and it was with a girl.
This, in turn, led him to eat “all the feelings” and become “morbidly obese.” RELATED: Connor Franta Comes Out As Gay In You Tube Video “It was a way for me to create a shell around me, so that nobody would look at me,” Dawson continued in his coming out video. And when he noticed a “spark” between him and the woman, he decided that he was straight.
But when he woke up Tuesday morning, he decided that this would be the day he came out to the world. And this is something that I’ve come to the conclusion through therapy and also just being honest with myself.
“I’m making this video because I feel like it could help a lot of people,” he said. I am bisexual." Dawson noted that other You Tubers have come out recently, including Ingrid Nilsen. I just wanted to be f—king invisible.” By the time Shane Dawson turned 18, he weighed over 400 pounds.
Shane then revealed that has known for some time that he isn’t gay, even though he often wanted that to be the case. But while they said they’ve always known they were gay, it admittedly took Shane Dawson a while to realize he was bisexual. But he eventually lost the weight and became a You Tube sensation.
RELATED: Why Shane Dawson Was Banned From You Tube “Over the past year, I have been extremely sexually confused,” he continued. “I always had crushes on girls, but I also liked boys,” Dawson said. And it wasn’t long before many commenters started calling him “gay.” Still, he continued denying who he really was.
And I started really hating myself and really being ashamed and scared.
And I turned to eating disorder, I turned to depression, and I …
just really went on a journey of self-hatred.” But Shane Dawson credited his therapist with helping him accept the fact that he is bisexual.
Shane Dawson has created an emotional coming out video on You Tube.
But instead of revealing he is gay, Dawson admitted he is bisexual.
The news comes shortly after his breakup from fellow You Tuber Lisa "Lisbug" Schwartz. The You Tube star made the announcement in an emotional new video shortly after his split from Lisa "Lisbug" Schwartz. Number two, that would be a lot easier for me to be accepted by people, because I wear wigs and dresses on the Internet, and I’m feminine ...” But I’m not completely gay, and I can’t sit here and say that I am because that’s not real, that’s not genuine," he continued.
The video began with Dawson revealing how “scared” he was to reveal he is bisexual. "But I also can’t sit here and say that I’m straight.