Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 6/16/14
In an emotional confession to some of his fellow wrestlers, WWE legend Pat Patterson came out and revealed that he was gay.Patterson came out during a scene in the WWE reality series Legends' House, while seated at a table with wrestling royalty like 'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan, 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, 'Mean' Gene Okerlund and Jimmy 'Mouth of the South Hart.'They all teared up while the Canadian-born Patterson shared his long-held secret.The 73-year-old wrestling star said he'd kept his sexuality a secret for the last 50 years, but now says "for the rest of my life, I want to be happy.""From where I come from, when I had nothing, no family, no money, and I ended up with Vince [McMahon], working in the office, to me that was the biggest achievement of my life," Patterson told his fellow former wrestlers.Patterson began his career in the ring during the fledgling days of pro wrestling in the 80's and, during the twenty year span, his matches with Sgt. Slaughter became the stuff of legend.But Pa...
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