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Robin Roberts, anchor of Good Morning America, came out publicly and officially for the first time via a Facebook post on Sunday, December 29. In the post, she thanked, among others, her girlfriend Amber for her support through the health and family troubles she has faced throughout recent years. Following the publication of the post, celebrities and public figures took to Twitter to congratulate the famous television personality.
Here are the top Twitter reactions to Robin Roberts' coming out publicly:
Good morning, America! Congratulations, @RobinRoberts.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 30, 2013
Good morning @RobinRoberts "Go on with your bad self!" Xoxo
— Official Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) December 30, 2013
Sending good thoughts to Robin Roberts. #LoveIsLove
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) December 29, 2013
— Gio Benitez (@GioBenitez) December 29, 2013
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) December 29, 2013
.@RobinRoberts, I am so happy for you and Amber! You continue to make us all proud. -mo
— FLOTUS (@FLOTUS) December 30, 2013
— Chely Wright (@chelywright) December 29, 2013
Hey @RobinRoberts here is to a fantastic 2014! Onward & Upward! Congrats to you and Amber!
— Thomas Roberts (@ThomasARoberts) December 29, 2013
— Rosie (@Rosie) December 29, 2013
So proud and happy for @RobinRoberts - I wish you all the love and joy in the world. XO
— Jason Collins (@jasoncollins34) December 30, 2013