Young happened to be at the airport — where many celebrity/TMZ encounters occur — and was asked whether he felt a gay wrestler could be successful in the WWE. Young contemplated the question, and then he decided to reveal he is gay.
“Absolutely [I think a gay wrestler could be successful)," Young answered. "Look at me. I'm a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I'll tell you right now, I'm gay. And I'm happy, very happy."
The cameraman was "flabbergasted" by Young's revelation and stunned by the coming out moment. Young didn't think much of it.