Jason Collins is now the first active professional athlete to announce to the world that he is gay.  Although, there were some negative comments, Hollywood, sports stars and just about everyone else is showing support for him through CyberSpace.  Here are just a few of the Tweets.

1. Dwyane Wade

Jason Collins showed a lot of courage today and I respect him for taking a stand and choosing to live in his truth. #nbafamily (Photo: AP)

2. Kobe Bryant

Proud of @jasoncollins34. Don’t suffocate who u r because of the ignorance of others #courage #support #mambaarmystandup #BYOU.(Photo: AP)

3. Michelle Obama

“So proud of you, Jason Collins! This is a huge step forward for our country. We’ve got your back! (Photo: AP)

4. Bill Clinton

I’m proud to call Jason Collins a friend. (Photo: AP)

5. Michael Strahan

So proud of @jasoncollins34 for having the courage to stand up and out for who he is. I support, respect and salute you!! (Photo: AP)

6. Chrissy Teigen

I dunno who you are Jason Collins but I am extremely proud of you if that means anything. (Photo: AP)

7. Russell Simmons

Proud of Washington Wizards’ player Jason Collins (@JasonCollins34) for coming out. we will stand with you as you continue on your journey. (Photo: AP)

8. John Amaechi

“Congratulations to Jason – society couldn’t hope for a more eloquent & positive role model.” (Photo: AP)

9. Dwayne Johnson

Being real & authentic is very powerful. Well done Jason Collins for having the courage to take a monumental step forward. #LiveReal (Photo: AP)

10. Neil Patrick Harris

Bravo, @JasonCollins34! Thanks for stepping up. For standing tall. And at 7 feet, that’s saying a lot.(Photo: AP)

11. Earvin Magic Johnson

Jason Collins has announced that he is gay. I know Jason and his family well and I support him 100%.(Photo: AP)

12. Ellen DeGeneres

@NBA center @JasonCollins34 is the 1st out player on a US major league team. I’m overwhelmed by your bravery, Jason, & sending so much love11:37 AM – 29 Apr 2013(Photo: AP)

13. Shonda Rhimes

Totally loving me some @jasoncollins34 right now. Well done! (Photo: AP)

14. Eva Longoria

So proud of Jason Collins for being an example of bravery and courage. I applaud you!!! (Photo: AP)