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UPDATE: JFK’s Grandson Jack Denies He’s Gay, Says Tweet Was From Online Impersonator


UPDATE: Gawker reports to have heard from Jack via his Yale e-mail address, who writes, “The article was written by someone who impersonates me online. I did not write the article and, for the record, am not gay. Thanks.”

UPDATE: The Twitter account @JJSchlossberg, has been deleted.

We previously reported:

John Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg, better known as “Jack” to his friends at Yale, is the only grandson of President John F. Kennedy. And he’s also gay.

The 21-year-old is editor in chief of Yale blog The Bulldog, and this morning he sent his twitter followers to an article he’d posted titled Being Gay At Yale.

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Except when you click the link, the article has vanished.

This is where things start to get interesting. Jack followed up with these messages:



Then only 15 minutes after he’d linked to the article:


Sure puts this tweet from Feb. 9 into perspective:

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Just in the time it’s taken to write this post, Jack’s Twitter account has been locked, so it’s clear someone is trying to brush his coming out under the rug. From what we can tell, he’s a bright young man with all the potential in the world, so we hope he’s able to get past his handlers and share his story with the world.

Cheers, Jack!

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