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Maren Morris Is ‘Happy To Be The B In LGBTQ+’

Maren Morris is bringing more than a country touch to the party this Pride Month. The Grammy Award winner showed her true colors with a bisexual coming out message and fans are loving it.

Maren Morris, whose divorce from Ryan Hurd was finalized earlier this year, is celebrating Pride Month with a powerful declaration of her sexual identity.

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Maren Morris makes a rainbow splash

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The 34-year-old, best known for her hit song “The Middle,” came out publicly as bisexual at the age of 34. The singer made the announcement on social media in honor of Pride Month following a concert in Phoenix.

“PHOENIX, AZ. Happy to be the B in LGBTQ+. Happy Pride,” Morris captioned a series of images shared on Instagram. Among the photographs of her were striking shots of her performing on stage, proudly waving a Pride flag in the fourth and sixth slides.

The other slides showed Morris completely immersed in her performance, dressed in a sexy sheer top with spaghetti straps and ruffled sleeves.

Her black bra was visible under the top, which she paired with tight black pants. She completed her look with a center-parted shoulder-length bob and minimal makeup.

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With this announcement, Morris has joined a growing number of celebrities using their platforms to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community.

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Fans rally around Maren Morris after bisexuality announcement

After coming out as bisexual in her heartfelt Instagram post, Morris received an outpouring of love and support from her followers. The singer’s fans quickly flooded her comments section to celebrate her bravery and show gratitude.

“WE MARN!! Proud of you!! Happy pride girl,” wrote one enthusiastic fan. Another commenter shared: “Ahhhh my flag loves you so much! Happy Pride bby. You were amazing last night!!!”

The comments continued to pour in, with messages like “We love a bisexual queen,” “Happy Pride, a royal icon,” and “My favorite Bicon. Happy Pride Angel.”

Fans also expressed their pride and admiration with comments like: “I love you so much Maren!!!!!” and “Oh my god, I’m so proud of you. Ily.”

One particularly heartfelt message read: “One of us! One of us! Congratulations girl, happy pride.”

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Maren Morris finalized divorce from Ryan Hurd in January

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd at the 2022 Academy of Country Music Awards
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Morris’ announcement about her bisexuality comes just months after she finalized her divorce from Ryan Hurd, ending their five-year marriage.

In January, Morris and Hurd concluded a three-month court battle by reaching a “written marital dissolution agreement,” according to court documents obtained by The Blast.

The agreement, which followed the terms of their February 2018 prenuptial agreement, detailed the division of their property and assets.

As part of the agreement, both Morris and Hurd waived their rights to alimony or spousal support from each other.

However, the mother of one was ordered to pay Hurd $2,100 per month in child support, based on their respective monthly gross incomes: Morris earned $210,534 and Hurd earned $41,666.67.

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Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd gained joint custody of their son

Maren Morris with her husband Ryan Hurd and their baby Hayes Andrew Hurd
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Morris and Hurd also agreed to share joint custody of their young son, and would each have him for 182.5 days a year.

The agreement stipulated that Morris would have custody of the even-numbered holidays, while Hurd would have custody of the odd-numbered days.

This calendar applied to major holidays such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, spring break, and summer break. Critical decisions about Hayes’ religion, education, extracurricular activities and non-emergency medical care would be made jointly.

Additionally, the former couple committed to “conducting each other and each child to provide a loving, stable, consistent and nurturing relationship with the child even though they are divorced.”

The former couple’s journey from songwriting partners to going their separate ways

Maren Morris welcomes first baby with husband Ryan Hurd
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The former lovebirds, who divorced in October, began their connection in 2014 by co-writing Tim McGraw’s hit song “Last Turn Home.”

What started as a professional collaboration in 2014 turned into a beautiful love story the following year, captivating the hearts of many.

Morris and Hurd then got engaged in 2017 and married in an intimate ceremony in Nashville in 2018. For much of their marriage, they maintained a long-distance relationship, with the “My Church” singer openly discussing their struggles.

In an interview, Morris talked about being inspired by Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s successful long-distance relationship. In his words:

“I’ve learned a lot from Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman. They have the two-week rule.”

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