Olympic diver Tom Daley surprised his followers by coming out as gay in a Youtube video yesterday. He reveale he’s dating a guy! Watch the video here.
According to Mirror News report, the lucky guy is Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black, who is more than twice Daley’s age, encouraged the 19-year-old diver to come out earlier this week. The pair met at the Kids Choice Awards in LA in March.
Read the report below:
“A source close to Tom said: “Tom and Dustin hit it off straight away and they have been seeing a lot of each other ever since. “Tom had the end of August and September off training and he spent it with Dustin.
“Tom has been filming a gap year documentary which Lance travelled with him on behind the scenes. The pair have fallen for each other.”
Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black
Dustin won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 2008 for iconic gay civil rights film Milk starring Sean Penn. He is a founding board member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights which has been the forefront of gay marriage in the US.
Since meeting in March Tom has been joining Dustin on trips abroad. “Tom would travel to Paris, Barcelona, Miami for breaks with Dustin. They have the best time together.”
“Dustin has also taken trips to Portsmouth all the way from LA to support Tom through his training,” the source added.