Natalie Negrotti came out as pansexual on Tuesday night (17 July).
During an episode of reality TV show The Challenge: Final Reckoning, she said: ‘I am pansexual and I’m okay with that now.’
The Venezuelan-born reality TV show regular took to Twitter to confirm the news.
Negrotti tweeted yesterday (18 July): ‘I came out with my story to share my truth with those who are battling the same thing I did.
‘Do not throw hate at anyone for their actions. I wanted to use my platform to educate people who are not informed.
‘Let’s spread love and education not hate,’ she said.
Natalie Negrotti: ‘It’s been overwhelmingly beautiful’
She then tweeted: ‘Last night was a tough moment for me and I want to thank @ChallengeMTV and @MTV for giving me the platform to showcase sexuality in a positive light.
‘I want to thank everyone for all of the love it’s been overwhelmingly beautiful,’ she said.
Accepting myself as I was designed led me to the day I stopped trying to fit into a world that never really fit with me and gave me the chance to blossom into the person I am today #selflove pic.twitter.com/6TLEz1ae86
— Natalia Negrotti (@NataliaNegrotti) July 18, 2018
She also revealed one of her co-stars Kaliegh Morris on the show incorrectly outed her as a lesbian on Instagram.
The former NFL cheerleader said: ‘I wasn’t ready and I haven’t even got the opportunity to tell my whole family.
‘She just did it in a really malicious way and that’s not fair to me. but I know that I’ll never forget and I’ll never be her friend,’ Negrotti said.
She also revealed her mystery girlfriend is her ‘biggest supporter’.