Bachelor Star Colton Underwood Comes Out as Gay

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Coltie gesture revealed on good morning. America a big confession ran for myself for a long time. I hated myself for a long time. And i'm gay and i came to terms with that earlier this year and have been processing and The next step in all of this this sort of letting people know. But i think overall the reason why now is because i got to a place where. I didn't think i was ever going to share this. I don't. I would have rather died than say i'm gay And i think that was sort of my wakeup call. You can hear the shaking and his voice. How scared and nervous. He was to Tell this news now. Colton revealed he had suicidal thoughts that led him to finally take control of his life and come to terms with the fact that he is gay and wanted to share that with the world. So what was your reaction to the news. Well i think for me. I when i watched the interview i felt so paint for him. I think so. Many people can resonate with this emotion. Right you are battling who you are for so long. And i think people around you are going to accept you and love you but you have to accept yourself first so i think his struggle resonates with so many people who are searching for their identity or searching for who they really are and i was actually just really sad that it took him this long like i always think back like you wanna live your life for yourself right you wanna live for yourself so i'm just happy that he finally made the decision to share this publicly and i also think is there anyone better to sit across then robin roberts to here. This is just so much empathy. So i just hope that people really rally behind him especially batch nation plans you know and just support him through this. This is not easy to go through publicly and good for him for finally speaking

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