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He’s sexy and he knows it: Tom Daley comes out, in a gay relationship

He’s sexy and he knows it: Tom Daley comes out, in a gay relationship

British Olympic bronze medal-winning diver Tom Daley came out as bisexual today, revealing he’s in a gay relationship.

Already thousands have sent the 19-year-old their love and support.

But it’s just the latest reason why we love him. Here are some of the others:

1 He’s a poster boy

When people say he’s a poster boy, they mean it literally. For the London 2012 Olympics he was displayed 80ft tall outside John Lewis in Cardiff:

2 Bronze and bronzed

The pressure on Daley to perform at London 2012 was huge. No wonder he wanted to celebrate when he won his bronze medal. Watch that moment here:

3 He takes his trousers off mid air

Tom trains a lot. As a result he can take his trousers off while somersaulting in the air. Really. Beware the very subtle product placement.

4 Instant attraction

Daley is big on Instagram, letting him share pictures like this:

And this:

And this:

And finally this:

5 He’s got pet kittens

They’re cute:

6 Fantastic fans

His fans give him weird gifts. Here is the mini-me he was presented with in July:

7 He’s sexy and he knows it

When Tom Daley and his Team GB diving squad friends got bored on an Australian beach, they made this lip-sync video of the LMFAO song. For some reason, it went viral.