Watch Gus Kenworthy reveal how he came out of the closet

Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy in new video series Coming Out (Picture: YouTube) He didn’t win a medal at the Winter Olympics, but Gus Kenworthy has become a national hero in the US. Kenworthy made history at the PyeongChang games, when he kissed boyfriend Matt Wilkas on live TV. Now he’s revealed all about his personal experiences of coming out as a gay man. People magazine have launched Coming Out, a series exploring how 16 high-profile celebrities did so and subsequently changed their lives. GLSEN , a nonprofit organization that fights to make schools safe for all kids, helped create the series. Gus Kenworthy: ‘I was afraid of being different’ Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00Playback Rate1 Chapters Chapters descriptions off, selected Descriptions subtitles off, selected Subtitles captions settings, opens captions settings dialog captions off, selected CaptionsAudio TrackFullscreen This is a modal window. Caption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDone He discussed the journey and struggles he faced, admitting that he was scared to reveal his sexuality. ‘I first knew I was gay when I was 5 – […]