Vanessa Carlton: 'I Am A Proud Bisexual Woman'

6/21/2010 7:46am EDT

Vanessa Carlton

Singer Vanessa Carlton has 'outed' herself as bisexual - in front of an 18,000-strong crowd at a gay and lesbian festival in Nashville, Tennessee.

The A Thousand Miles star was headlining the Nashville Pride Festival at the city's Riverfront Park on Sunday when she told the huge crowd of revelers, "I've never said this before, but I am a proud bisexual woman."

Carlton has previously been linked to rockers John Mayer and Stephen Jenkins.

The 29 year old's announcement comes just weeks after True Blood actress Anna Paquin revealed she was attracted to both sexes in a public service announcement for the True Colors Fund.

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