04/26/2013 02:00 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Kinky Boots Director Jerry Mitchell and Recording Artist Aiden Leslie Share Their Coming-Out Stories (VIDEO)


Tony Award-winning broadway director, choreographer and actor Jerry Mitchell sat down with me to discuss his latest Broadway hit, Kinky Boots, a collaboration with Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein. He also shared his coming-out story.


Later, recording artist Aiden Leslie sat down with me to discuss his recent charitable work, his most recent recording project, Diamond Dreams, and his coming out.


Kinky Boots stars Billy Porter and is currently running at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City. For information, visit

For more information on Aiden Leslie's new song and how you can become involved with his work with amfAR, visit

Follow Jerry Mitchell on Twitter @jammyprod.

Follow Aiden Leslie on Twitter @aidenleslie.