Elton John, Lady Gaga Offer Support To Bruce Jenner

Both Elton John and Lady Gaga have offered words of encouragement to Bruce Jenner after Jenner publicly acknowledged for the first time that he is transgender. The announcement came in an interview with ABCs Diane Sawyer that was broadcast on April 24. Speaking to Access Hollywood ahead of the interview, Elton John pledged his support to Jenner, saying how brave Jenner was for doing it.

“It’s an incredibly brave thing to do, especially when you’re older. I admire him for doing it and I support him 100 percent.”

Lady Gaga, as well as several other celebrities, took to Twitter in order to offer words of encouragement to Jenner after the interview aired, with many using the hashtag #BruceJennerABC to connect with others.

go, bruce jenner!!! let ur hair down, love! — angxl hxze (@AngelHaze) April 25, 2015

Jenners’ famous stepdaughter Kim Kardashian took to Instagram in order to talk about the interview, saying that she was a “proud daughter” after the interview aired.

“Love is the courage to live the truest, best version of yourself. Bruce is love. I love you Bruce.#ProudDaughter”

Kim wasn’t the only member of the Kardashian family to talk to social media in order to offer support to Bruce Jenner during and after the interview. Both Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner took to Twitter in order to voice their support.

Fans of both Bruce Jenner and the Kardashians, as well as non-fans alike, spoke out across social media, and the overwhelming majority of comments were words of encouragement for the aging reality TV star.

Ellen DeGeneres also took to Twitter in order to show her support for Jenner, as well as saying that Diane Sawyer did an “incredible” job during the interview.