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The hilarious backstory behind Diana Ross’ pride anthem ‘I’m Coming Out’

Diana Ross‘ pop tune “I’m Coming Out” has earned its place in the pantheon of queer anthems. Now, the co-writer of the song has made a hilarious disclosure: Ross didn’t know what the song was actually about.

Nile Rodgers, co-wrote and co-produced the song with Bernard Edwards, told the New York Post that Ross had no clue that the song referred to LGBTQ life when she recorded it.

“She didn’t understand that that was a gay thing,” Rodgers says, “that that was a person saying, ‘I’m coming out of

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