By Jeremy Kinser
Originally published on Advocate.com January 06 2012 4:03 PM ET
Out former rugby star Gareth Thomas has been confirmed for the U.K.'s Celebrity Big Brother.
"Coming out was bigger than I ever imagined it would be," Thomas says in a video promoting the new season of the series. "The public reaction when I came out was amazing. Everybody likes an honest person, whether it be in sports or life in general."
Watch the promo for the launch below.