come out in the open with

come out in the open with (something)

To reveal something to the public. After months of tabloid speculation, the young starlet has finally come out in the open with news of her divorce.
See also: come, open, out

come out in(to) the open with something

Fig. to make something known publicly. The auditors came out into the open with the story of the bankruptcy. After much fuss about its secret dealings, the city council came out in the open with the whole story.
See also: come, open, out