London medalist who came out as bisexual now says he’s gay

British diver Tom Daley says he doesn't understand the interest in his sexual orientation.

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Olympic medalist Tom Daley came out as bisexual last December on YouTube, though he was quick to add "I still fancy girls" in a video that’s been viewed more than 10 million times.

Now, though, the 19-year-old British diver is updating his status.

In a taping of ITV2’s Celebrity Juice in Britain on Thursday to promote his upcoming reality show, Daley said he is gay.

"I came out on YouTube as I wanted to say what I wanted to say without anyone twisting it," Daley said. "I told my family before I told the world. I was terrified. I did not know what the reaction was going to be."

Daley, who won a bronze in the 10-meter diving event in London in 2012, is in a relationship with Oscar-winning screenwriter and gay rights activist Dustin Lance Black, 39. He said the reaction to that news has been supportive, though he’s puzzled why anyone would care about his status.