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Entertainment Gloria Estefan Offered to 'Carry' Gay Flag at Pride for Daughter Emily Before She Came Out

18:35  14 october  2020
18:35  14 october  2020 Source:   people.com

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Gloria Estefan, Lili Estefan posing for the camera: Emily, Gloria and Lili Estefan © Sami Drasin Emily, Gloria and Lili Estefan

Gloria Estefan is opening up about coming to terms with her daughter's sexuality.

In a PEOPLE exclusive clip of the next episode of Red Table Talk: The Estefans, the Latina legend chats with daughter Emily and niece Lili about offering her support for her daughter while coming out.

"We had no clue," the 63-year-old says in the clip. "You say, 'How could we not have known?' It's not like we didn't suspect at some moments."

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"I remember being in my bedroom and telling you, 'Mama, are you gay?'" she adds. "'Do you want to carry the gay flag, because if you want I will get on that parade float and I will carry that flag?'"

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red table talk/ Facebook Emly Estefan in the clip © Provided by People red table talk/ Facebook Emly Estefan in the clip

The camera pans to Emily, 25, who is visibly emotional. Gloria continues, adding that Emily denied her sexuality then.

"You said to me, 'Mom, I'm not gay,'" Gloria says. "Because that wasn't the word in your mind for who you were."

"I was also figuring out who I am," responds Emily.

The Cuban-American daughter of Emilio and Gloria came out publicly in 2017 when she shared a photo with her partner Gemeny Hernandez.

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Gloria Estefan, Lili Estefan posing for the camera: Sami Drasin Emily, Gloria and Lili Estefan © Provided by People Sami Drasin Emily, Gloria and Lili Estefan

"I don't know where you came from, but I am sure glad you are here," Hernandez wrote in a long, sweet message for their first anniversary in 2017. "To 1, to 2, to 20 lifetimes more. I love you."

"What does it feel like to have words like THIS written about you? I'll let you know when I have an answer.. for now.. I'm just a glowing puddle," Emily wrote on her Regram.

For National Coming Out Day on Sunday, Emily shared a tribute to the two's relationship, a sweet message about sexuality and teased the new Red Table Talk episode.

"Be you. Be kind. Be better," she wrote. "Be open, be careful if you feel unsafe, be LOVE. Anything else is icing ... Happy love day... because that should be every. Single . Day."

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The Red Table Talk: The Estefans premiered on Oct. 7 and features the three women in conversation with family, celebrities and other guests.

These 18 Songwriters Have Written More No. 1 Hits by Themselves Than Any Other Songwriters in Hot 100 History .
Here’s a complete list of the 18 songwriters who are the sole writers of three or more No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. This dates from the launch of the Hot 100 in August 1958 to this week’s Hot 100, dated Oct. 31, 2020. (Actually, we could have closed it out in December 2017, when Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” hit No. 1; that’s the most recent song written by just one songwriter to reach the summit.)Diane Warren and Lionel Richie are tied for the lead, with eight No. 1 hits written all by themselves. Warren is the only female songwriter who has written three or more No. 1 hits all by herself.

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