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Darren Young is out... and all about his boyfriend Nick!

Earlier this week, the WWE star became the first active wrestler to admit he's gay, earning the praise of colleagues such as John Cena in the process.

Now, in a follow-up to its original post, TMZ has uncovered the reason why Young chose this time to come out to the world and to Vince McMahon: He's in love!

Deeply in love, in fact, which is how he phrased his status when telling WWE producers that he's a homosexual.

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His job may be to beat up opponents inside the ring, but John Cena has nothing but love for Darren Young outside of it.

In light of this WWE Superstar becoming the first active wrestler to come out as gay, the face of that company was asked by TMZ for his reaction to the news.

John Cena Press Conference

"Darren's a great guy," Cena said. "That's a very bold move for him. And congratulations for him for actually finally doing it."

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WWE action may be scripted, but no one saw this announcement coming:

TMZ caught up with wrestler Darren Young last night and asked him whether or not a gay grappler could find success within the company. His response?

"Absolutely. Look at me. I'm a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I'll tell you right now, I'm gay. And I'm happy. I'm very happy.

Young, Darren

As far as we know, Young is the first active wrestler in any major organization to come out as a homosexual.

His announcement comes months after Jason Collins made news for also coming out as a current NBA player and a couple weeks after Raven-Symone met some online criticism after revealing herself to be a lesbian.

Way to go, Darren!

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