Watch: YouTube star Joey Graceffa comes out as gay
YouTube star Joey Graceffa has come out as gay in his new music video.
The video for ‘Don’t Wait’, released on 16 May, tells a fairy tale story featuring princes, a witch and goblins. It ends with Graceffa locking lips with the prince.
After the video was released, a large number of fans and fellow YouTube stars offered their support to Fraceffa.
You guys have no idea how emotional I am right now. Thank you all so much for ur amazing comments and tweets! I’m crying my eyes out! <3
— Joey Graceffa (@JoeyGraceffa) May 16, 2015
After 8 years of this topic being the most discussed thing on my YouTube channel. To FINALLY be open felt incredible.
— Joey Graceffa (@JoeyGraceffa) May 17, 2015
Graceffa also uses the video to plug his new memoir, ‘In Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World’. which comes out today.
He said: “I really just hope that it will be able to help some of you guys out there going through similar struggles that I went through and do some good in the world.”