AMERICAN Winter Olympic freeskiing silver medalist Gus Kenworthy, who grabbed headlines last week when he publicly came out as gay, recently shut down a Twitter comment compared his relationship activities to that of a heterosexual couple.

The homophobic tweet was responded shortly by this comment from Kenworthy:

Since coming out, the Olympian has won the hearts of openly gay actor Ellen Page, and the owner of the LGBTI youth Charity the Happy Hippie Foundation, Miley Cyrus — who who expressed her adoration for Kenworthy on her personal Instagram account:

  Linking the five-time world champion’s Instagram account to her own, Cyrus also catapulted Kenworthy’s social media profile:  

Hiked Bear Creek, flashed bare cheeks. #mountainbabes #freethenipple A photo posted by gus kenworthy (@guskenworthy) on

We went streaking in the park, skinny dipping in the dark, then had a ménage à trois…

A photo posted by gus kenworthy (@guskenworthy) on

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