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    Frank Ocean Comes Out of the Closet: Solange Knowles, Russell Simmons, More Celebs Show Support

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    When "Novacane" singer Frank Ocean revealed Tuesday that his first love was a man, he got a lot of support and encouragement from fellow hip-hop artists and celebs.

     "I salute you, brave soul. Independence Day. @frank_ocean," Solange Knowles tweeted Wednesday.

    Tyler the Creator wrote: "My Big Brother Finally F--king Did That. Proud Of That Ni--a Cause I Know That S--t Is Difficult Or Whatever. Anyway. Im A Toilet."

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    RuPaul tweeted: "Dear @frank_ocean, I ask that U guide my thoughts, my feelings & my perceptions AMEN"

    "Once a brave soul opens up life doesn't seem as hard as you thought it was. @frank_ocean inspirational.," wrote Rita Ora.

    Jay-Z's lifestyle website Life + Times posted an open letter to Ocean, praising him for showing "great courage and beauty and fearlessness in your coming out, not only as a bisexual Black man, but as a broken hearted one."

    Russell Simmons also posted an open letter to Ocean on Global Grind. "Frank, we thank you. We support you," Simmons wrote. "We love you."

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