Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst reveals she has HIV after alleged blackmail attempt

The performer, who has had the virus for many years, says "coming out is better than being outed by a third party".

Former Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst says she has been forced to reveal she is HIV positive after being blackmailed by a former friend.

In a post on Instagram the Austrian drag queen said she has been living with the virus for many years.

She said she had decided to come out with the news herself before her friend did.

Wurst, who won the singing contest in 2014 with the song Rise Like A Phoenix, wrote that she had received medical treatment and that she was...
source: The Sky News

2018-04-16 15:41
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