Keiynan Lonsdale from the Divergent series has come out as bisexual.
The actor, who also plays Wally West on the CW series The Flash, shared a touching message on Instagram along with a photo of himself and shared with fans about his journey in accepting his truth.
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"I like to change my hair, I like to take risks with how I dress, I like girls, & I like guys (yes), I like growing, I like learning, I like who I am and I really like who I'm becoming. Spent way too many years hating myself, thinking I was less valuable because I was different… which is just untrue. A couple years ago I was able to accept myself, & it saved my life, but now I've gotten to a new road block & I feel kind of lost," he wrote on Instagram.
"I gotta take the next step & actually embrace who I am, which is pretty exciting. Not faking [stuff] anymore, not apologizing for falling in love with people no matter their gender. I've become bored of being insecure, ashamed, scared… no one should feel like that about themselves, especially when there is so much good life to live. Ya know more & more I see so many young people being their best / truest selves, it's f–king inspiring… so what have I been waiting for!? Who knows. Everyone in their own time. I hope we can all learn to embrace who we are & not judge people who aren't exactly the same as us. The truth is we are all family, we're all one. Just love. Keiy. ❤"
The actor received a ton of support online from fans and followers and it even brought him to tears.
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"Nothing better than happy tears. The love is beyond measurable, thank you. Don't forget to give that same love back to yourselves x," he wrote on Twitter.
Nothing better than happy tears. The love is beyond measurable, thank you. Don't forget to give that same love back to yourselves x
— Keiynan Lonsdale 🌈 (@KeiynanLonsdale) May 13, 2017
We wish him the best of luck and are so proud of him for speaking his truth! This could help a lot of his fans who are still unsure about how to come out and can motivate them to do so in the future.
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