2-Time Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Outs Herself on Instagram as Lesbian
By Vittorio Hernandez | August 23, 2014 10:24 PM EST
Spanish beauty queen Patrician Yurena shocked the nation on Saturday when she out herself on social networking site Twitter as a lesbian. She posted her photo and her lover, Vanesa Cortez, which was captioned "Romeo and Juliet."
A lesbian couple hold hands during a mass wedding ceremony in Mexico City June 28, 2014. About 119 couples tied the knot in the event organized by the Miguel Hidalgo borough, local media reported. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
The photo showed the pair cuddling in bed while staring lovingly in each other's eyes. Cortez is a singer disc jockey on the Spanish house circuit.
The 24-year-old Yurena was Miss Spain 2008 and Miss Spain 2013. She was also a Miss Universe 2013 first runner-up.
Yurena's revelation was accepted in social media, which led the beauty queen to thank people for understanding her sexual preference. She tweeted, "Thanks to everyone for the comments ... I published the picture spontaneously and in an impulsive manner."
With her admission of being in a lesbian relationship, Yurena became the first openly gay national beauty queen in Spain.
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