She and her fiancee, Amanda Clifton, keep apartments in both Chicago and Wilmington. Although Delle Donne does not explicitly state that shes gay, the revelation of her engagement serves as an announcement nonetheless. [Related: Openly LGBT Olympians who will be in the 2016 Rio Games ] Delle Donne answered questions about the article at a USA Basketball press conference on Wednesday night in Rio. She made it clear that including her fiancee in the Vogue story was their choice. From Thompsons article: I decided Im not at all going to hide anything, Delle Donne said. The biggest thing is respecting Amandas privacy as well. Shes not on the stage, she doesnt need to be interviewed and I dont want her to have to feel that way. As the future keeps moving on, I dont plan on having our relationship out in the public and all this media on it, but obviously theres excitement right now because people see it for the first time.  It was just one of those articles where they came into my home, spent a couple days with me, and Amanda is a huge part of my life, Delle Donne said. So to leave her out wouldnt have made any sense. Its not a coming out article or anything. Ive been with her for a very long time now and people who are close to me know that and thats that. Thompson notes that Delle Donne has previously chosen not to answer questions about her personal life and sexual orientation, but it is readily apparent that she and Clifton have been more open about their relationship in recent months. click here for more infoBoth Delle Donne and Clifton regularly post photos of each other ( and their very good dogs ) on social media and do not try especially hard to hide a close relationship.
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