Jerrod Carmichael Comes Out as Gay

Published: Friday 1st Apr 2022 by Sam

Jerrod Carmichael is opening up about his sexuality in the most candid manner yet.

For, the comedian has come out as gay.

Full story below…

The comic, whose new special ‘Rothaniel’ premieres on HBO tonight (April 1), is set to host ‘Saturday Night Live tomorrow in promotion of the project.

Prior to both, a preview feature by Variety, shares that Carmichael reveals he is gay in the standup special.

Taped in February at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, the show sees the star unpack his complex family history – and uniquely weaving in his coming out story.

Fresh from detailing how he caught his father cheating, he went on to say:

“After that was out in the open, I was left alone feeling like a liar, because I had a secret. One that I kept from my father, my mother, my family, my friends, and you. Professionally, personally. And the secret is that I’m gay.”

When the audience clapped in support, Carmichael added:

“I’m accepting the love, I really appreciate the love. My ego wants to rebel against it. I rebelled against it my whole life. I thought I’d never, ever come out. At many points I thought I’d rather die than confront the truth of that, to actually say it to people. Because I know it changes some people’s perceptions of me. I can’t control that.”

Interestingly, it’s not the first time the 34-year-old has spoken about his sexuality.

As reported, in 2019 he seized on his then-new standup special to detail a conversion with his mother, in which he told he had “hooked up with dudes before.”

In ‘Rothaniel,’ the funnyman candidly updates that his relationship with his mom has been challenging since, but he is hopeful: “As much as she believes in God, I believe in personal growth and feeling free. And I do feel freer.”

‘Rothaniel’ premieres tonight (April 1) at 9pm ET on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

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  1. Bishop Kim Burrell April 1, 2022

    Never heard of him but watch this boost his career to sights he’s never seen. THE GAY AGENDA!!!

    • Paulo April 1, 2022


    • True Tea April 1, 2022

      There is no GAY AGENDA.

      Gay Ppl have been around since the Biblical era. Certain laws FORCED them underground but they never disappeared.

      The world is PREDOMINANTLY Heterosexual but a gay impact exist because societies for whatever reason gravitate toward ART inspired by Gays.

      • Rocco April 1, 2022

        Sure, gay artists always existed, but exploiting your sexuality for monetary gain, that’s pretty new. Lil Nas X would never have had the kind of career he has before the 2010s.

      • True Tea April 1, 2022

        It’s Heterosexual Men/Women whom are ALWAYS asking celebrities about their Sexuality even when there is no intention of them coming out.

        LNX is the exception since his sexuality was never questioned. He exploited Homosexuality solely for shock value to follow up the success of “Old Town Road”.

      • Darling April 1, 2022

        There is certainly an agenda. There’s one thing to fight for acceptance, another to bully and force homosexuality down our throats. The latter is what’s going on right now. The LGBTQRSTUVWXYZ is the biggest mafia. They’re nothing but a bunch of mean spirited bullies; particularly the men and transwomen.

      • True Tea April 1, 2022


        That’s the thing, they are NOT only fighting for acceptance…They are also fighting to prevent certain Ppl from RE-Introducing Anti-Gays LAWS once again.

    • CamillaCabelloQUEEN April 1, 2022

      Darling is a DUMB NI*GGER. I love black people, but I hate N*GGERs. That’s what the great Chris Rock said.

      • 👀👀👀👀👀 April 2, 2022

        We see you Shayla 👀👀👀

  2. Ughhhh April 1, 2022

    So touching! I love to see more Black men came out.

  3. J April 1, 2022

    Newsflash: you can believe in God and still suck d*** as a gay

    But congrats tho 👏

    • marilyn monh-O-E ® 👠(#1 DIVA) April 1, 2022

      So what! You know those Mormon missionaries are always horny. Diva was even partying with those school boys in church💅🏾 They felt so guilty aftermath😂🤣😂🤣

  4. King Khia April 1, 2022

    Emile Sandé came out as q**** today as well.

  5. Detruth April 1, 2022

    Wait? So he came out twice then? Sir u can’t do that! There are rules lol #attentionwhore

  6. Keith April 1, 2022

    I loved The Carmichael Show. I will tune in to his special. Hope it’s funny like the show was…

  7. Jesus Is Coming Back SOON!!!! April 1, 2022

    Another f****** f*****. The world is going to hell in a hand basket!!!!!!🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

    • Rocco April 1, 2022

      Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.

      • Get your soul right with Jesus!!!! HOLINESS IS STILL RIGHT April 1, 2022

        It’s one thing to sin, another to be an ABOMINATION!!!

      • Pat April 1, 2022

        Lips that lie are an abomination as well. You girls really think u be doing something lol


        You won’t see Heaven! GOD HATES F@GSSSS!! Unclean abominations!!

    • CamillaCarbunkle April 1, 2022

      God does not hate F*ggs, he hate N*GGERS, that’s why he lets yall be shot in the streets by holy, jesus-loving white cops. Dirty f’n shytskins attacking whyte people and claiming victim.

      I will hang five of you from a tree to make Mississippi Wind Chimes…

      How does that language feel? Does it hurt? Black church folk can’t stop attacking gays, white and black. that’s why we all hate you and laugh at your dead bodies in the streets..

      • STAND 4 HOLINESS & RIGHTEOUSNESS!!! April 1, 2022

        How are you enjoying the plague A/I/D/S bloody b*** f*****??? REPENT!!!

      • 👀👀👀👀👀 April 2, 2022

        We see you Shayla 👀👀👀

    • HarryStyles April 1, 2022

      If Jesus loved me, he’d swallow….

      He always spits…

  8. Bravo!! April 1, 2022

    For some reason, I thought he came out years ago. I guess my spidey sense was tingle watching the CarMichael show.

  9. KeyLoLo April 1, 2022

    Never heard of him!

  10. Nickidabomb April 1, 2022

    Black men… SMH

    Already the bottom (no pun intended) of the totem pole. Highly violent criminals and sexual deviant f****** who offer nothing to the community at large. LOSERS!

    Do better black men!

    • nickiLOVESrapists April 1, 2022

      Die in the street and take NiggyMinaj with you..

  11. Martavia Hicks April 2, 2022

    Love this guy! He’s the coolness. I already knew about this. I hope all is well his way. I want more of the Carmichael Show!❤️❤️❤️❤️

  12. SUMERian April 2, 2022

    That gay agenda is going down with Disney, just watch and enjoy the show.

  13. Slim April 3, 2022

    He came out years ago. So why again and why now? Who cares ? It’s not like he is a huge star

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