Twitter response to Barry Manilow coming out is both hilarious and touching

The Internet has been in a tizzy all morning over news that singer Barry Manilow is a homosexual.

Speaking to People, the iconic “Copacabana” crooner finally opened up about his relationship with husband/manager Garry Kief, confessing to the publication that thought he “would be disappointing [my fans] if they knew I was gay.”

It’s the first time 73-year-old Manilow has spoken publicly about his sexuality, and it’s sparked quite a response in people.

Check out how folks have been responding to the news…

Of course, there were some more serious responses, too…

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