Troye Sivan may be a gay icon on the rise, but he credits Miley Cyrus for helping him accept himself!
Last week, during a chat with Buzzfeed, the Wild singer opened up about his days before fame and revealed how the former Disney darling's pro LGBT music impacted him.
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On Miz Cyrus' influence, Troye dished:
"The first one that actually mattered to me who has since come out as not straight is Miley Cyrus. When I was 13 and watching Hannah Montana, I thought she was the coolest person in the world and she wrote a song called My Heart Beats For Love. She said in an interview that it was about her gay best friend. I was like, 'Oh my god, Miley Cyrus has a gay best friend. Why am I not that person? If everyone in the world rejects me, I can just go become friends with Miley Cyrus.'"
Aww! Of course the Wrecking Ball singer, being a major activist for LGBT rights, made sure to respond to the YouTube personality's anecdote on Instagram. On Tuesday, the blonde beauty posted:
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