Flea, Ed Sheeran, Pete Wentz and scores more give their support to Frank Ocean following his “coming out” post.
Hyped R&B star Frank Ocean posted a long letter last night on his tumblr revealing that his first love was a man. Now stars of the music world have chimed in with their support.
Producers, rappers, singers, rockers and pop stars have all chipped in to congratulate the singer on his bravery. Here’s a small selection.
Solange Knowles: “I salute you, brave soul. Independence Day. @frank_ocean”
Perez Hilton: “So proud of @frank_ocean for coming out about his sexuality! http://shar.es/tnPb9 Bold! Brave! Brilliant! #VisibilityHelpsAchieveEquality”
Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers: “strong move by frank ocean, makes me happy”
Brother Ali: “Frank Ocean. What a bright, strong, beautiful human being. @Frank_Ocean Thanks for being you!”
Sam Sparro: “Massive amounts of respect to @frank_ocean for being a leader!”
Chromeo: “Respect to @frank_ocean. Single handedly uplifting the culture. As if the great tunes weren’t enough. Salute!”
Wynter Gordon: “Proud of Frank Ocean and his new found independance . Hope we all find our own .”
Mac Miller : “frank ocean is very important for the growth of humanity.”
Ed Sheeran: “big up frank ocean”
Example: “Respect to Frank Ocean. Just waiting for Tom Cruise to work out how to use NotePad now…”
Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters: “Go on frank ocean.”
Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy: “be brave and real like frank ocean.”
A-Trak: “Good for Frank Ocean. Happy to see people accept him too. It’s about time we started seeing some actual tolerance.”
Sage Francis: “I’m happy to see the music community showing signs of maturity. @Frank_Ocean has “come out” & the world didn’t end. We’re finally growing up”