Image courtesy of Mikey Bustos https://www.instagram.com/mikey_bustos/

Life is sweet: Social Media Influencer Mikey Bustos Comes out

“Freedom,” Filipino-Canadian Youtuber Mikey Bustos said in one of his photos revealing his coming out as part of the LGBT community.

Image courtesy of Mikey Bustos https://www.instagram.com/mikey_bustos/

His fans and followers are surprised after his post on his Instagram account last April 21, 2019 on Easter Sunday with his manager, RJ Garcia, who is now his boyfriend.

He also posted a picture of him with an edited rainbow sunglasses captioned with touching words. He said, “Life is sweet! Thank you for the outpouring of love, guys. RJ and I see all your messages and never in our wildest dreams would have imagined the amount of support coming in from all corners of cyberspace, media and the world!”

Image courtesy of Mikey Bustos https://www.instagram.com/mikey_bustos/

“Figuring out how to navigate life in the most authentic and positive way has been such a long +37 year journey for me, and at this moment, I feel I’ve reached some kind of karmic jackpot! It’s 2019 (as my dad put it when I came out to him a few weeks ago), and a great time to be alive LGBT.” He also ended his post with a hashtag Filipino PRIDE.

He also posted in his Twitter account, “For those of you who follow my original music, the songs might have a different context now. To help me cope, I wrote so many songs about being bisexual/gay/closeted in my two albums, e.g. If It Feels Good Then We Should, Secret Affair, Suspended, Every Time My Heart Beats…”

Screenshot from Mikey Bustos’ Tweet

Mikey Bustos is known to give good vibes since he started his YouTube career in 2006. He also endorsed with numerous brands in the Philippines featuring his cute accent. He is also a singer and had released couple of albums.


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