Bella Thorne comes out as bisexual via Twitter

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Bella Thorne Grateful for Acceptance After Revealing She Is Bisexual

Bella Thorne came out as bisexual on Tuesday (Aug. 23) while answering a fan question on Twitter.

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Speculation grew among Thorne's fans about whether the star was bisexual after a photo surfaced of the 18-year-old kissing another girl this month. The actress responded to a fan on Twitter who asked "are you bisexual?" with a simple "Yes."

The actress/singer -- who broke out on Disney Channel's Shake It Up and has appeared on MTV's Scream: The TV Series and the 2015 movie The DUFF -- was filled with gratitude after fans responded to the news with nothing but love and support. "Aww thank you for all the accepting tweets from everyone," said Thorne. "I love you guys #pride."

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TORONTO, ON - JUNE 21: Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin arrive at the 2015 MuchMusic Video Awards at MuchMusic HQ on June 21, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 29: Gregg Sulkin and Bella Thorne visit The Lowdown with Diana Madison on June 29, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 30: Actors Gregg Sulkin (L) and Bella Thorne attend the 6th Annual Thirst Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 30, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for The Thirst Project)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 30: Actors Gregg Sulkin, Bella Thorne attend the 6th Annual Thirst Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 30, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
MALIBU, CA - JULY 04: Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin attend the 'Red, White And Bootsy' Bootsy Bellows Pop Up At Nobu Malibu on July 4, 2015 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/WireImage)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 09: Co-host/actress Bella Thorne (L) and actor Gregg Sulkin speak onstage during the MTV Fandom Fest San Diego Comic-Con at PETCO Park on July 9, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images for MTV)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 21: Actress Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin are seen on July 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by KeithJMA/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: Gregg Sulkin and Bella Thorne are seen at JFK on July 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 15: Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin attend Cameron Monaghan's birthday dinner at The District by Hannah An on August 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 16: Actors Bella Thorne (L) and Gregg Sulkin pose in the press room during the Teen Choice Awards 2015 at the USC Galen Center on August 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 16: Actors Bella Thorne (L) and Gregg Sulkin speak onstage during the Teen Choice Awards 2015 at the USC Galen Center on August 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 16: Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin poses in the press room at the Teen Choice Awards 2015 at Galen Center on August 16, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: Actors Gregg Sulkin (L) and Bella Thorne attend the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Actors Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin attend Diesel Black Gold Spring show during 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Nina Agdal, Gregg Sulkin and Bella Thorne attend Diesel Black Gold Spring show during 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Bella Thorne and Gregg Sulkin attend the Marchesa fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week at St. Regis Hotel on September 16, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Gregg Sulkin and actress Bella Thorne attend 2015 Harper's BAZAAR ICONS Event at The Plaza Hotel on September 16, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Bella Thorne (R) and Gregg Sulkin attend a basketball game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Bella Thorne (R) and Gregg Sulkin attend a basketball game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
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