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


Maren Morris is bringing more than country twang 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 early this year, is celebrating Pride Month with a powerful declaration of her sexual identity. 

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Maren Morris Makes A Rainbow Splash 


The 34-year-old, best known for her hit song “The Middle,” publicly come out 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 photos were powerful shots of her performing on stage, proudly waving a Pride flag in the fourth and sixth slides.

The other slides showcased Morris fully immersed in her performance, dressed in a sexy, see-through spaghetti-strapped top with ruffled sleeves. 

Her black bra was visible beneath the top, which she paired with fitted black bottoms. 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 who are 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 the comments section to celebrate her bravery and show appreciation.

“WE MAREN!! Proud of you!! Happy pride girlie,” one enthusiastic fan wrote. Another commenter shared, “Ahhhh my flagggg love you so much! Happy Pride bby. You were amazing last night!!”

Comments continued to pour in, with messages like, “We love a bi queen,” “Happy pride, an actual icon,” and “My favorite bicon. Happy pride angel.”

Fans also expressed their pride and admiration with comments such as, “Love you so much Maren!!!!!!” and “Omg I’m so proud of you. Ily.”

One particularly heartfelt message read, “One of us! One of us! Congrats, 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

Morris’ announcement of 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 properties and assets.

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

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

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Maren Morris And Ryan Hurd Got Joint Custody Of Their Son

Maren Morris With Husband Ryan Hurd and Baby Hayes Andrew Hurd
Instagram | Maren Morris

Morris and Hurd also agreed to share joint custody of their young son, each having him for 182.5 days annually.

The arrangement stipulated that Morris would have custody on even-numbered holidays while Hurd would have custody on odd-numbered ones.

This schedule applied to significant holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving, Spring Break, and Summer vacation. Critical decisions about Hayes’ religion, education, extracurricular activities, and non-emergency health care would be made jointly.

Additionally, the former pair committed to “behave with each other and each child so as 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 Parting Ways

Maren Morris Welcomes First Baby With Husband Ryan Hurd

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 blossomed into a beautiful love story the following year, captivating the hearts of many.

Morris and Hurd then got engaged in 2017 and tied the knot in an intimate Nashville ceremony in 2018. Throughout much of their marriage, they managed a long-distance relationship, with the “My Church” singer openly discussing their difficulties.

In an interview, Morris spoke about drawing inspiration from Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s successful long-distance relationship. In her words:

“I’ve learned so much from Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman. They’ve got the two-week rule.”

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