Studio 10 host Narelda Jacobs reveals her mom’s heartwarming response after telling her Christian family she was gay
Studio 10 host Narelda Jacobs has spoken candidly about when she told her family she was gay.
To talk with The Weekend Australian On Saturday, the 44-year-old said she came to her “strict Christian” family at age 21, and her mother’s reaction surprised her.
“Coming from a strict Christian family, I knew that my sexuality would never be accepted and that was absolutely the case. The day I came out, my mom said, “We will never be able to accept this, but we will always love you,” she said.
Candid: Studio 10 host Narelda Jacobs (pictured) revealed her mom’s heartwarming response after telling her Christian family she was gay on Saturday
She continued, “I couldn’t hope for more. Banned would have brought it to a terrible level. ‘
Narelda, whose father is a pastor in a unified church, explained that people in the queer community have a fear of being banished from their loved ones.
“I felt so blessed to still be able to enjoy the love of my family,” she said.
Response: The 44-year-old revealed that she came to her ‘strict Christian’ family at the age of 21, and her mother’s reaction surprised her when she said, ‘We will never be able to accept this, but we will always love you “. Pictured Narelda with her partner Stevie
Narelda was announced in December 2019 as a co-host on the daytime panel show Studio 10 after the departure of Jessica Rowe and Ita Buttrose.
In a live cross with Studio 10, the journalist said she was “ excited ” to join the Sydney team.
“I can’t wait to come! I’m so excited, “she said.
“Look at this beautiful city of Perth, I am leaving that behind but besides being a proud Western Australian I am also a proud Australian and I can’t wait to join you and talk about the things that matter to all of us,” she added.
“I felt so blessed”: Narelda, whose father (photo) is a pastor in a unified church, explained that people in the “gay community have a fear of being banned from their loved ones”
The Ten News First Perth anchor, which was Western Australia’s first native news anchor, moved to Sydney for her role on the panel and as a roving reporter.
Joe Hildebrand also pointed out that Narelda, the mother of native artist JD Penangke, had been part of the team in her own way since the beginning of November 2013.
‘[Studio 10 was] special little episodes are only for Perth and you were there from the start, so in a way we’re just getting by, ”he said.
New role: Narelda was announced as a co-host on the day show Studio 10 in December 2019