May 28, 2017

Howard Bragman talks about country singer Chely Wright coming out

By Greg Hernandez

Chely Wright will appear on The Today Show tomorrow and be featured in this week’s People Magazine telling her story of being closeted lesbian while navigating the world of country music stardom.

Her coming out coincides with the release of her autobiography Like Me: Confessions of a Country Singer and a new album Lifted Off the Ground.

Chely chose to work with veteran Hollywood PR guru Howard Bragman on her big reveal. He’s the same man who also worked with Chaz Bono who last year announced her transition from female to male and with the coming outs of Meredith Baxter, Sheryl Swoops and John Amaechi and also worked with Martina Navratilova, Isaiah Washington, and Paula Abdul, among others.

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About Greg Hernandez

Greg Hernandez has written about the entertainment world for more than a decade. He is a veteran of covering many Academy Awards shows (plus Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes) as well as film festivals, movie premieres and philanthropic events. Hernandez founded the popular Out In Hollywood blog while a writer and columnist for the "Los Angeles Daily News." He’s also a former staff writer at the "Los Angeles Times" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and has been a contributing writer to "The Advocate." Greg is the founder and editor of

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