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01/22/2014 11:08 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

John Cena, WWE Star, Encourages Gay Wrestlers To Come Out

John Cena stopped by Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" with Andy Cohen this week to discuss a number of topics, including the high-profile coming out of WWE superstar Darren Young last August.

The WWE favorite told Cohen that he completely supports Young's decision and even encouraged other WWE wrestlers who are currently closeted to come out.

“My thing is this, if you’re good at your job, I don’t judge,” Cena said. “Darren is really good at his job, he’s a wonderful performer, he’s a great entertainer and it’s a very, very bold move that he made to come out. So he certainly is very a brave individual for doing that... He can be himself and nobody judges him around here.”

Young was among a number of prominent athletes to come out as LGBT and shake up the sports world in 2013, including basketball star Jason Collins, professional soccer player Robbie Rogers and WNBA star Brittney Griner.

Check out the "Watch What Happens Live" clip with Cena above.

(h/t Instinct)

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