Celebs Cheer on Robin Roberts' Revelation

Posted Monday December 30, 2013 7:05 PM GMT

Unafraid to discuss her struggles with a rare bone marrow disease with viewers, Robin Roberts is now ready to share her sexuality with the public.

As previously reported by GossipCenter, the "Good Morning America" host slipped in the news over the weekend, posting on Facebook, "I am grateful for my entire family, my longtime girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together. I am grateful for the many prayers and well wishes for my recovery. I return every one of them to you 100 fold. On this last Sunday of 2013 I encourage you to reflect on what you are grateful for too."

Showing their support for the star were plenty of famous faces, including First Lady Michelle Obama, who tweeted, "I am so happy for you and Amber! You continue to make us all proud. –mo."

Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons sharesd, "Sending good thoughts to Robin Roberts. #LoveIsLove." while Ellen DeGeneres tweeted, "Good morning, America! Congratulations, @RobinRoberts."

Sending an encouraging message, Wanda Sykes wrote, "Good morning @RobinRoberts 'Go on with your bad self'' Xoxo."

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