Olympian Gus Kenworthy on Life After Coming Out: ‘I Was Blown Away by the Support’

Miley Cyrus and figure skater Gracie Gold are just two of the women once romantically linked to Gus Kenworthy, but he didn’t object to the rumors.

“I used to hook up with girls to be cool with the guys,” the Olympic freeskier admits in an exclusive interview for the new issue of Us Weekly. “There were times I would cry afterward.”

Now the 24-year-old is finally done pretending: In October, he revealed that he’s gay. “I was at the point where I couldn’t continue to lie,” says Kenworthy, who came to terms with his feelings at age 16. More on the story on Us Weekly