Conchita Wurst announced his positive HIV status

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The Austrian artist Thomas Neuwirth better known as Conchita Wurst, announced his HIV-positive status. About this singer said in Instagram.

According to him, this diagnosis put him many years ago. This artist notes that he did not want to publicly disclose their HIV-positive status, but one of the closest to Neuwirth in the past people began to threaten the spread of this information.

«I will not allow anyone to scare me and affect my life,» wrote the singer.

Neuwirth gained international fame after winning the Eurovision song contest «Eurovision-2014» in the stage role of a woman with a beard. In the finals, the singer performed the song Rise Like a Phoenix.


Publication of conchita (@conchitawurst) 15 APR 2018 12:01 PDT