YouTuber Phil Lester has come out as gay to fans – just weeks after his friend, fellow YouTuber Daniel Howell.
In a video titled ‘Coming out to you’, Phil said: ‘I’m gay! It’s great! I’m happy! And hopefully you’re happy for me too.’
He furthermore continued: ‘If not, I hope you have a think about why you want a fellow human to be unhappy. And not true to who they are. And if that is a healthy mindset to have.’
Along with Daniel, the two guys make up the comedy duo Dan & Phil.
‘Anyone that has a problem with it is wrong’
Daniel came out last month to his 6.4 million followers in a moving video.
‘Queer people exist,’ he told viewers. ‘Choosing not to accept them is not an option. To anyone watching this that isn’t out, it’s okay. You’re okay. You were born this way. It’s right.
‘And anyone that has a problem with it is wrong. Based on your circumstance you might not feel ready to tell people yet, or that it’s safe, and that’s fine too.’