Frank Ocean’s Mother Speaks Out: “My Son is Brave”


A few days after Frank Ocean’s tumblr letter concerning his sexuality made headlines, fans, close friends, and family alike have all come to the singer’s support.

Odd Future front man, Tyler the Creator was one of the first ones, voicing his support of his ‘big brother’ Frank almost immediately after the letter hit the web.

“My big brother finally f—ing did that,” he tweeted on Wednesday (July 4). “Proud of that n—a cause I know that sh– is difficult or whatever. Anyway. I’m a toilet.”

Now, Frank Ocean’s mother, Katonya Breaux Riley, is showing her support as well. Riley took to her Twitter account as well on Wednesday, to thank fans for showing her son love and support. She also remarked that Frank was brave and an incredible human to have done what he did.

“My son is brave and honest and i am very proud of him. I wish more people in the world could be brave enough to be who they really are,” she wrote under the name @katonya. “Thank you to all who have shown love and support. My son is the most incredible human I know. Honest, true and loving. We appreciate you! “

Besides his close friends and family members, Russell Simmons, Solange Knowles, and most recently, rapper Trina have also shown their support of Frank Ocean’s letter as well.

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