Is David Muir gay?


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"ABC World News Tonight" anchor David Muir is rumored to be gay, though he has not publicly come out as of September 2015. As of September 2014, he is unmarried with no known girlfriend. People Magazine listed him as one of the world's Sexiest Men Alive in 2014.

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Gay-oriented network Logo TV speculates in an August 2014 online article that Muir is in a relationship with ABC News field reporter Gio Benitez, who openly frequents gay bars. Observers note that when Diane Sawyer anchors "ABC World News," Benitez reports from the field. However, every time Muir anchors the program, Benitez is coincidentally present in the studio. Muir is also one of Benitez's top three golden followers on Twitter.

Also a co-host of the TV news magazine show "20/20," Muir has multiple Emmy awards for excellence in journalism and holds honorary doctorate degrees from Ithaca College and Northeastern University.

He was born on Nov. 8, 1973, in Syracuse, New York.

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