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Twitter Was Really Convinced That Tom DeLay Was Gay This Week

Guys…

1. This is Tom DeLay. He was the Republican House majority leader.

Jason Reed / Reuters

2. For some reason, people on Twitter were really convinced that the GOP leader came out this week.


steph

@harrycanyounot_

TOM DELAY IS GAY WHAT

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3. We really don’t know why.


Mez.

@echeletos

TOM DELAY IS GAY? OMG COULD HE BE MORE AWESOME?

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r·van·k \ar-væn-keɪ\

@rvank

Guys! Stop what you’re doing! TOM DELAY IS GAY! This just in. Today will be a good day.

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Katie Rose

@KatieFran_Rose

Tom Delay is gay and I’m SO into that

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6. We checked, and there was no formal announcement at all from DeLay about his sexual orientation.

Tom delay is gay anyone shocked ?

— Harry (@Harry_Wright21)

Harry

@Harry_Wright21

Tom delay is gay anyone shocked ?

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I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

— Marge (@foxingfoxes)

Marge

@foxingfoxes

I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

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8. So the entire thing must have been a mistake of some kind by the Twittersphere.

I knew tom delay was gay!

— aye. (@naz_ite)

aye.

@naz_ite

I knew tom delay was gay!

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I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

— Marge (@foxingfoxes)

Marge

@foxingfoxes

I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

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10. Some people were surprised:

Tom Delay's gay?

— Luke McClory (@LukeMcClory)

Luke McClory

@LukeMcClory

Tom Delay’s gay?

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11. Some people did not know who Tom DeLay was:

Who is Tom Delay and why should I care that he is gay?

— Just Dozi (@dozinato)

Just Dozi

@dozinato

Who is Tom Delay and why should I care that he is gay?

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12. There were some haters:

Tom delay's gay big deal people come out and say they're gay all the time

— Caitlin (@222Caitlin)

Caitlin

@222Caitlin

Tom delay’s gay big deal people come out and say they’re gay all the time

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you take one look at Tom Delay...and nobody ever wondered if he was gay?...Or bi...whatever.

— AJ (@Dru_The_Bull)

AJ

@Dru_The_Bull

you take one look at Tom Delay…and nobody ever wondered if he was gay?…Or bi…whatever.

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Tom Delay is gay? Well I know you guys may not be ready for this but the pope is Catholic! I know! Mind. Blown.

— Julio Reyna (@WhoLee0h)

Julio Reyna

@WhoLee0h

Tom Delay is gay? Well I know you guys may not be ready for this but the pope is Catholic! I know! Mind. Blown.

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15. Come on, man.

tom delay is gay zac efron is gay troye sivan is gay i'm gay you're gay he's gay she's gay it's gay we're gay you're gay they're gay

— tomlinsonwhat (@tomlinsonwhat)

tomlinsonwhat

@tomlinsonwhat

tom delay is gay zac efron is gay
troye sivan is gay
i’m gay
you’re gay
he’s gay
she’s gay
it’s gay
we’re gay
you’re gay
they’re gay

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16. And it went international:

Tom Delay se declara gay http://t.co/Eev2ZMfIiN #ElChisme

— El Propio Web (@elpropioweb)

El Propio Web

@elpropioweb

Tom Delay se declara gay http://t.co/Eev2ZMfIiN #ElChisme

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17. Even though we have no idea what Twitter was talking about, good job, Tom DeLay!

18. In unrelated news, U.K. diver Tom Daley came out this week, announcing that he has a boyfriend.

Neil Hall / Reuters / Reuters

What a week!

19. Fin.

For about 24 hours I thought the big news was that Tom DeLay is gay.

— Marc Jaffee (@marcjaffee)

Marc Jaffee

@marcjaffee

For about 24 hours I thought the big news was that Tom DeLay is gay.

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