Huge names in entertainment, media, sports, and politics all took to Twitter after the brave coming out interview by Bruce Jenner on Friday. People we know by just one name, from Oprah to Gaga, were not shy about showing their love for Jenner. See a selection of those tweets below.
Bruce Jenner is a beautiful, brave human being. Sending him lots of love. He's saving lives and opening minds tonight.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 25, 2015
"All of us deserve the right to be loved for who we are ". Bravo #BruceJenner
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 25, 2015
— Rosie (@Rosie) April 25, 2015
Sending lots of love and support to #BruceJenner and their family tonight. It is always brave to stand in one's truth. Congrats darling.
— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) April 25, 2015
Absolutely flawed at how courageous and brave Bruce Jenner is. So inspiring and so powerful. Shame on anyone who dare judge x
— SAM SMITH (@samsmithworld) April 25, 2015
#BruceJennerABC Now that is bravery.❤️
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) April 25, 2015
I support you #BruceJenner. Courageous and true to yourself. I hope the world gives you the love and respect you deserve.
— Matt Bomer (@MattBomer) April 25, 2015
Bruce Jenner. Being human is the most brave thing you can do. Let's give all transgendered the freedom, love and respect that we all expect.
— Marlee Matlin (@MarleeMatlin) April 25, 2015
An historic, milestone moment for our culture, a big national conversation & a brave move towards self-realization for #brucejenner. L❤️VE!
— Ross Mathews (@helloross) April 25, 2015
Way to go #BruceJennerABC for living your truth
— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) April 25, 2015
On the verge of tears - what a huge day for Bruce Jenner, the trans* community, and the world. Congratulations all!
— Troye Sivan (@troyesivan) April 25, 2015
As a person who has struggled with my gender identity for my entire life, I can't tell you how my heart is pouring with gratitude to Bruce..
— Chris Crocker (@ChrisCrocker) April 25, 2015
— Jill Soloway (@jillsoloway) April 25, 2015
if u can't see that having the strength to be exactly who u are is the most refreshingly beautiful thing to bless this planet, then goodbye.
— McKayla Maroney (@McKaylaMaroney) April 25, 2015
Bravo #BruceJennerInterview, so moving!
— Boy George (@BoyGeorge) April 25, 2015
#BruceJenner ur courage is inspiring. U have not only given strength 2 those who r transgender, u have inspired so many of us 2 be who we r
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) April 25, 2015
Very proud of the support for Bruce Jenner. You don't get Olympic medals without bravery and guts, and Bruce once again proves to have both.
— Avan Jogia (@AvanJogia) April 25, 2015
— Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) April 25, 2015
Kudos to Diane Sawyer #BruceJennerABC taking high road. This is worthy news, not a drop of tabloid
— Diana Nyad (@diananyad) April 25, 2015
So much respect and compassion for Bruce Jenner. What a beautiful interview. Bravo Diane Sawyer.
— Cheyenne Jackson (@cheyennejackson) April 25, 2015
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) April 25, 2015
— Gigi (@TheGigiGorgeous) April 25, 2015
I think what Jenner is doing is as strong and courageous as winning the decathlon. Where's the confusion?
— Garry Shandling (@GarryShandling) April 25, 2015
We love you #brucejenner. Welcome to our beautiful family.
— Our Lady J (@ourladyj) April 25, 2015
Go Jenner. Much love and support to you on this journey! We love you!
— sia (@Sia) April 25, 2015
We are witnessing history. This is beautiful to watch. #BruceJennerABC
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) April 25, 2015
Thank you #BruceJenner. Your testimony will make this world a better place.
— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) April 25, 2015
nevertheless this is mind blowing. a revelation. and necessary and overdue. this is astonishingly brave. #BruceJenner.
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) April 25, 2015
#BruceJenner we learn from you to be courageous, funny and to be our authentic self. With love and Go For It!
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) April 25, 2015
— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) April 25, 2015
— Denise Richards (@DENISE_RICHARDS) April 25, 2015
Bruce Jenner. What a brave thing you've done. Thank you for sharing. Thank you for shining a light on… https://t.co/e434QGUpOx
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) April 25, 2015
Oh! I am reminded of one of my favorite Shakespeare quotes! "And this above all, to thine own self be true..." Well done, Bruce Jenner!
— Busy Philipps (@Busyphilipps25) April 25, 2015
Watching #BruceJenner come forward. Such courage, such humanity. It's so very nice to meet her.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) April 25, 2015
— Adam Shankman (@adammshankman) April 25, 2015
I remember eating Wheaties as a kid and hoping one day I would grow up to be like Bruce Jenner. I still do.
— Greg Berlanti (@GBerlanti) April 25, 2015
— Thomas Roberts (@ThomasARoberts) April 25, 2015
"The day will come when we all hear a voice. A time and place when we make a choice." Much love to #BruceJenner
— Billy Gilman (@BillyGilman) April 25, 2015
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) April 25, 2015
#BruceJenner is truly the trans story heard around the world. Conversation is everywhere and you will change many lives with your courage
— Daniel Franzese (@WhatsupDanny) April 25, 2015
— Augusten Burroughs (@augusten) April 25, 2015
Love the bravery of Bruce Jenner! Feel his story so much as a gay man that searched for his own identity for so long #brucejennerinterview
— Tyler Glenn (@tylerinacoma) April 25, 2015
Maybe I just follow the best people on Twitter, but I am so impressed by the love & respect folks are showing Bruce Jenner.
— Paul Begala (@PaulBegala) April 25, 2015