In a Twitter thread , he wrote:. There are more important things to talk about than me liking a whole bunch of genders, but I do want to share a few things with you guys. Instead of feeling the courage to tell you today that I am an out and proud bisexual man because of the character I played for four years, I feel that courage thinking of all of you, who felt emboldened by Cyrus to come out. I had a close friend of mine come out to me in fifth grade. That was well before I had any clue of my own identity and orientation.
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I win! It's me. I'm bi. And now that I've said that, I have a few things to rant about.
Disney Channel programming has always sought to reflect to kids life lessons and important journeys of self-discovery. When he confides this to their other best friend Buffy Sofia Wylie , he finds an understanding and supportive friend that the network hopes will serve as a role model for both kids and adults. Throughout the rest of the season, Cyrus grapples with his continued journey of self-discovery alongside his friends Buffy and Andi, as well as how to tell his new girlfriend and more. The scene took place at a concert where the band played a romantic tune that inspired many couples in the audience to kiss; a few of those couples — none of which involved a main character — were same-sex. We constantly strive to live up to that legacy by continuing to create and share compelling storylines from our studios and media networks that entertain with inspirational and aspirational themes and reflect the incredibly rich diversity of the human experience.