Mara Wilson Opens Up About ‘Embracing Bi/Queer Label’

The star shared the news on Twitter, alongside a vintage snap of herself.

'Matilda' actress Mara Wilson has opened up about her sexuality, stating that she is "embracing the bi/queer label".

In a series of Twitter posts, the former child star has explained her thoughts, and shared a picture of herself at a gay club, taken when she was 18:

Me at a gay club when I was eighteen. I feel embarrassed looking at it now...

— Mara Wilson (@MaraWritesStuff) June 12, 2016

.@__SonjaLouise__ I said I *used* to identify as mostly straight. I've embraced the Bi/Queer label lately

— Mara Wilson (@MaraWritesStuff) June 14, 2016

While Mara has stated that she won’t be giving any interviews to talk about her tweets, she has won praise from hundreds of fans on social media.

One writes: "Mara Wilson coming out as bi is a beautiful thing."

The star then thanked everyone for their support, while stating that she will be taking a break from the social networking site.

She wrote: “I think I'm going to stay off Twitter for a few days. I had no idea this would be such a thing, but I guess it's flattering.

“Thank you so much to everybody who has sent me words of support. I support you all, too. ❤️”

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