Just hours after Darren Young came out as gay, the WWE star was on hand to speak out against bullying at WWE's Be a Star Rally.
"We've been talking about the different forms of bullying," the 29-year-old wrestler said while speaking to an audience of young kids. "There's physical bullying where you put your hands on someone. That's unnecessary, that's uncalled for. You don't need to put your hands on anyone. If you want to solve a problem, you talk it out."
Young continued, "There's emotional bullying. Emotional bullying is when you tell someone they're stupid or they're fat. That's negativity, we don't want that. You guys are the future. We don't want negativity. So its very important that you tell a friend or a stranger, ‘Man, you look great. You're awesome.' Positivity."
Young went on to speak out against cyber-bullying before sharing stories of his own struggles growing up.
"Personal experience for myself was as a child I had a learning disability, a speech impediment," he said. "I had a stuttering problem, but as a kid, I got the help that I needed to get and I didn't let that stop me from achieving my dreams of being a WWE superstar because people told me that I would not be a WWE superstar and I didn't take no for an answer. I improved my speech and I'm living the dream."
"Be the best you can, be involved," Young added. "It's very important because you guys are the future."
Young came out late Wednesday night while arriving at LAX airport, saying, "I'm gay, and I'm happy. I'm very happy."