Michael Stipe has come out of the closet in an effort to help some kids out there who may have trouble with confronting their sexuality.
How cool is that?
He says that some of his lyrics are directly from his life and that the song, “7 Chinese Brothers” was about him breaking up a couple and then dating both of them, the man and the woman. He attributed that to being young and stupid.
I don’t care if you’re gay, just keep making Shiny Happy songs.