Jacqueline Wilson Comes Out As Gay Aged 74 And Say’s She’s Been Living With Her Partner For 18 Years

The creator of Tracy Beaker and many other children classic books Jacqueline Wilson has came out as gay aged 74.

Jacqueline announced in The Guardian her sexuality as she pointed out it is ‘old news’ to those around her but she wanted to go public ahead of releasing Love Frankie, her new gay love story.

It was in 1965 when Jacqueline married police officer William Millar Wilson but their marriage came to an end in 2004, Jacqueline met her partner Trish Beswick at a party and the couple have lived together for 18 years.

Talking the the publication Jacqueline said:

‘I’ve never really been in any kind of closet. It would be such old news for anybody that has ever known anything much about me. Even the vaguest acquaintance knows perfectly well that we are a couple’.

So lovely that she now feels it’s the time to tell the world.

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