When famed Olympic British diver Tom Daley revealed to the world this morning that he is in a relationship with a man, some of the responses from the Twitter universe were, unfortunately, less than positive.
However, Daley also received an outpouring of support from the public -- including a handful of celebrities who were quick to vocalize their pride regarding the athlete's decision. Here are 10 powerful celebrity voices who weren't afraid to show their support for Tom Daley's decision to come out.
1. Kylie Minogue
— kylie minogue (@kylieminogue) December 2, 2013
2. Andy Cohen
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) December 2, 2013
3. Stephen Fry
I opened the second door on my advent calendar and Tom Daley came out. Seriously @TomDaley1994 congratulations. So happy for you.
— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) December 2, 2013
4. Greg Louganis
Look I am not one to spread rumors, but Tom Daley will always be this young man from GB who can rip like no... http://t.co/QwHwJuMWhW
— Gregory Louganis (@greglouganis) December 2, 2013
5. Ben Cohen
— Ben Cohen (@RugbyBenCohen) December 2, 2013
6. Piers Morgan
To all the homophobes out there spewing bigoted bile about Tom Daley, I laugh in your wretched little faces. You're losing, he's winning.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 2, 2013
7. Boy George
Good for you @TomDaley1994 and let that be the end of it!
— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) December 2, 2013
8. Matthew Mitcham
@TomDaley1994 is a champion in every sense of the word. And it's super cute that he's in love =) he should be rewarded with all our support
— Matthew Mitcham (@matthew_mitcham) December 2, 2013
9. Lucy Spraggan
Insane amount of love for @TomDaley1994 today, the only man I've ever googled imaged to admire the beauty of!
— Lucy Spraggan (@lspraggan) December 2, 2013
10. Mark Gatiss
Bravo @TomDaley1994 Be happy!
— Mark Gatiss (@Markgatiss) December 2, 2013
Congrats from us too, Tom!