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Guess Which World Famous Celeb Gay YouTuber Tyler Oakley Helped Come Out?

“Back in 2008 I made a video about the importance of being authentic to yourself and about coming out and how you should wait till you’re ready,” YouTuber Tyler Oakley told Ellen Degeneres on a recent episode of her show. “A few years later I got a tweet one morning on National Coming Out Day and it was from Ricky Martin and he said that video was part of the reason he felt ready to share his story. It was like ‘Oh my god. I used to watch TRL and have a crush on him.’”RickyMartin1

Here’s the video from a babyfaced and seemingly over caffeinated Oakley that apparently gave Ricky the nudge he needed:

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And here he is telling Ellen all about it: