Overcome with joy. He’s one of my best friends and one of the bravest people I know. Love you, TJ. Celebrating you… https://t.co/9QeTJcSEmL— K A C E Y (@K A C E Y) 1612373927.0
One of the first people to celebrate TJ's announcement was fellow country star and friend Kacey Musgraves, who told TIME,
"Others will now feel invited to the country music party for the first time. Country music deserves a future even more honest than its past."
Love you, TJ OSBORNE! Proud to know you and thankful for your story! https://t.co/3Fd4666Hrp— Ryan Hurd (@Ryan Hurd) 1612373241.0
"Never been happier to be a brothers Osborne fan" tweeted fellow country singer Jordan Davis, "I'm happy to call you a friend T.J".
Jon Freeman on Twitter
To this I will add that one of the reasons I loved Brothers Osborne's Port Saint Joe was because, while not explici… https://t.co/6NurtviEvz— Jon Freeman (@Jon Freeman) 1612367344.0
Jon Freeman, an editor for the popular magazine RS Country, remarked on how the previous work of Brothers Osborne was relatable in that he felt it exuded the loneliness associated with being queer.
'The person you know is me. Now you just know more about me' — Country star TJ Osborne of Brothers Osborne addresse… https://t.co/E403DnPUOr— NowThis (@NowThis) 1612399703.0
The Brothers hopped on Instagram live yesterday to thank everyone for the wave of support after TJ's announcement, saying he "feels more honest with himself now".
Maren Morris on Twitter
We love you so much, Teej. 🙌🏼✨ https://t.co/e1snWo0Wjn— MAREN MORRIS (@MAREN MORRIS) 1612372045.0
Maren Morris, a longtime friend of the band, who created the track All My Favorite People with Morris, congratulated Osborne as well.
Congratulations TJ Osborne. There is nothing that can compare to living your life openly and authentically, and thi… https://t.co/t5Om7CjKjw— Ty Herndon (@Ty Herndon) 1612371652.0
Love you TJ! Living in truth is the new living in fear 🧡 https://t.co/WKIpNfcCrF— Brooke Eden (@Brooke Eden) 1612373606.0
Some very good news on such a grim day. EVERY human story should be represented in country music. Thank you TJ for… https://t.co/KpYqopJbqn— Cassadee Pope (@Cassadee Pope) 1612368790.0
Coming out takes a great deal of personal courage and acceptance, especially to the entire world. Congratulations on being who you are, TJ.
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