By Sam Lansky
Updated: April 24, 2015 11:37 PM ET | Originally published: April 25, 2015

Bruce Jenner’s much-anticipated interview with ABC aired Friday, and as was widely expected, the former Olympian and reality star announced that he is choosing to live as a woman. The broadcast was a popular point of discussion on social media, with friends, family and fans speaking out in support of Jenner’s transition.

The pop singer Lady Gaga, a longtime advocate for LGBT causes, offered her encouragement and admiration:

So did Miley Cyrus:

Jenner’s step-daughter, Khloe Kardashian, chimed in, as did Bruce’s daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner:

Transgender teen Jazz Jennings voiced her support, as did transgender actress and TIME 100 honoree Laverne Cox:

Meanwhile, when the blogger Perez Hilton tweeted that Bruce’s third wife, Kris Jenner, had not commented to ABC for the interview, Kris clapped back:

Separately, Kris tweeted her enthusiastic admiration and affection for Bruce:

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