Ottawa, February 25: YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, who goes by the stage name IISuperwomanII, has revealed on social media that she is bisexual and called it her "superpower". The Indian-origin Canadian artiste, who is also a comedian, author and an Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, took to Twitter on Sunday and wrote: "Female, coloured, bisexual" along with checkboxes ticked green." IISuperwomanII Lilly Singh Declares Herself Bisexual: Everything About One of YouTube’s Highest-Paid Stars and Priyanka Chopra’s Bestie! (Watch Videos).
She added: "Throughout my life, these have proven to be obstacles from time to time. But now I'm fully embracing them as my superpowers. No matter how many 'boxes' you check, I encourage you to do the same." Ever since she wrote about her sexual orientation, the tweet has got over 8,000 re-tweets and more than 72,000 likes.
Throughout my life these have proven to be obstacles from time to time. But now I’m fully embracing them as my superpowers.
No matter how many “boxes” you check, I encourage you to do the same x
— Lilly Singh (@IISuperwomanII) February 25, 2019
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Lilly has over 14 million followers on YouTube. She has authored the bestseller, "How To Be A Bawse", has a role in HBO's film adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451" and in 2017, she topped the Forbes Magazine Top Influencers List in the entertainment category.