OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST IAN THORPE: "I’M COMFORTABLE SAYING I’M A GAY MAN"

Australian Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe has come out as gay in a television interview that aired Sunday evening in Australia, an announcement that follows more than a decade of denials — the first of which came just as his career skyrocketed at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, when he was just 15. In the interview with veteran British interviewer…