Aaron Carter 'shocked' by overwhelming support after opening up about his sexuality

Aaron Carter is feeling the love.

The 29-year-old singer took to Twitter on Saturday to thank fans for their support since opening up about his sexuality.

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"I was in shock!!" Carter wrote of fans' embracing him during his performance at gay bar Hamburger Mary's near his hometown in Brandon, Florida, on Friday. "It was an emotional night in a lot of ways."

In a video obtained by TMZ, the singer is shown breaking down into tears as the audience chanted his name.

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 10: Aaron Carter attends the LA Pride Music Festival And Parade 2017 on June 10, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
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CARSON, CA - MAY 13: Aaron Carter attends the 102.7 KIIS FM's 2017 Wango Tango on May 13, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Aaron Carter poses during a handprint ceremony and meet & greet with fans as he visits Planet Hollywood Times Square on April 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
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LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Singer Aaron Carter (R) and Madison Parker arrive at the Go Pool at Flamingo Las Vegas on April 15, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 15: Singer Aaron Carter (R) and Actress Madison Parker (L) attend the 3rd annual Cinefashion Film Awards at Saban Theatre on December 15, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 15: Singer Aaron Carter (R) and Actress Madison Parker (L) attend the 3rd annual Cinefashion Film Awards at Saban Theatre on December 15, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 30: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) TV personality Sheree Whitfield (L) and singer Aaron Carter visits SiriusXM Studios on January 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
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"I just want to thank you for all your love and support in the LGBT community and my announcement. It means a lot," he said. "Yes, I am a bisexual man. That motherf**ker right there is gorgeous. You're gorgeous. He's kind of cute."

"It is what it is. I am who I am," he continued, before playing the crowd a new song, "Hard to Love," which he wrote about his ex-girlfriend, Madison Parker. "I wrote this song about my ex girlfriend that just left, so bye Felicia. This song is about her."

"I just wanted to say thank you for believing in me, guys," he said through tears. "Even if you don't, I still love you."

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Carter seemed to further open up about his split with Madison on Saturday, tweeting, "Some people aren't loyal to you, they are loyal to their need of you. Once their needs change so do their loyalties as I've learned."

"Being single isn't fun I'm not gonna lie. But I'm gonna do it for awhile for myself," he said. "My decision and choices are apart of me, no matter what the outcome may be."

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