Tom Daley’s Grandparents React To His Coming Out Video

“We’re a little confused as he’s always had girlfriends.”

1. In a personal YouTube video posted early yesterday, British diver Tom Daley revealed that he has a boyfriend.

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2. The news came as a surprise to some, including his family and grandparents.

Daley added that while his mother has been extremely supportive, some of his other family members have had mixed reactions.

3. His grandparents, David and Rosemary Daley, had the following thoughts on the 19-year-old Olympian’s announcement.

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8. More on the diver’s announcement here.

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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