Celebrities have shown their support for Frank Ocean after he revealed that his first love was a man earlier this week.
Here is what some of the 24-year-old hip-hop/R&B singer’s supporters had to say:
Russell Simmons wrote: “Your decision to go public about your sexual orientation gives hope and light to so many young people still living in fear. His gifts are undeniable. His talent, enormous. His bravery, incredible. His actions this morning will uplift our consciousness and allow us to become better people”
Solange Knowles tweeted: “I salute you, brave soul. Independence Day. @frank_ocean.”
Columbus Short tweeted: “Respect to @frank_ocean..In a culture that is so afraid of gay..he has transcended sexuality by artistry! Big announcement from a big talent.”
Rita Ora tweeted: “Once a brave soul opens up life doesn’t seem as hard as you thought it was. @frank_ocean inspirational.”
RuPaul tweeted: “Dear @frank_ocean, I ask that U guide my thoughts, my feelings & my perceptions AMEN”