Charice admits she's a lesbian: "Opo, tomboy po ako"

Charice Pempengco is a lesbian. The singing sensation has finally come out in the open and confirmed speculations that she is sexually and romantically attracted to co-females.

Confirmed Charice a lesbian
Confirmed: Charice a lesbian!
In an exclusive and explosive one-on-one interview with Kapamilya host Boy Abunda on “The Buzz” aired Sunday, June 2, 2013, Charice formally revealed her real identity and true sexual orientation.

“Opo, tomboy po ako,” Charice confessed to the ‘King of Talk’, adding that she finds no problem with being a lesbian. “Hindi ko po alam kung ano yung problema ko kasi para po sa akin wala pong problema.”

The singer asked apology to people who don’t understand her situation.

“Ngayon, gusto ko pong humingi ng patawad sa mga hindo po mga hindi po mga hindi po ako matatanggap...sorry po,” Charice said. “Naiintindihan ko po kayo.”

On the other hand, the former X-Factor judge thanked those who accepted and will accept her for what she is, saying “Sa lahat po ng makakatanggap...natanggap po ako, maraming maraming salamat po.”

Charice also said that she feels light-hearted after coming out.

“Sa ginagawa kong ito, gusto ko lang sabihin na...ang gaan ng pakiramdam ko makakalabas ako ng bahay na wala akong itatago, na wala akong masasagasaang tao dahil wala akong itinatago.”

She also apologized to her mother Raquel and brother Carl. “Sorry mommy...Carl...pero ito ako...proud ako sa sarili ko...mahal ko ang sarili ko at ang ginagawa ko.”

In a recent interview, Charice’s mom said she has allowed her daughter to finally “confirm her real identity.”

As to her followers, Charice said: “Sa mga fans ko na alam ko madami sa inyo ang disappointed, alam kong ang iba sa inyo tatalikuran ako...sorry...alam nyo na sincere akong tao...from the bottom of my heart, I’m so sorry...naiintindihan ko.”

Charice clarified that she’s saying sorry for hurting her family and fans’ feelings and for deciding to tell the truth about her gender orientation in an unusual manner.

The singer said she believes that one day, there will be time that members of the LGBT community can work freely and will be given equal treatment by society.