But some vile internet trolls just couldn't resist abusing and criticising Tom for his admission that he's in love with a man.
Take a look at some of the worst Twitter 'hate messages' that Tom has received in just 24 hours...
I can't believe Tom Daley is gay I'm not a fan of his anymore! he's going to hell it's Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve.— Castiel (@DrugFeud) December 2, 2013
You just lost a fan, go to hell!!! faggot @TomDaley1994— ㅤ (@NoamiCampbell) December 2, 2013
Tom Daley is gay I am now ashamed of my country ew we can't have a bloody fag representing us— (@alItomyself) December 2, 2013
if I heard Tom Daley speak before that video it would of been pretty obvious he's a faggot— Michael Marini (@MichaelMarini14) December 3, 2013
everybody is shocked about tom daley being gay haha he's a proper faggot wasn't it a bit obvious— ЯIᄂΣY JЦПIӨЯ (@RileyJr_) December 2, 2013
You sick sinful, blasphemous, dirty sinful, you are against our Lord rules @TomDaley1994 burn in hell!!!!!— Silvano Treviño. (@hiletrado) December 2, 2013
And then there's this person who's more interested in the tech...
i couldn't care less if tom daley is gay, but the sound quality on his video is amazing, what phone has he got?— ben goldacre (@bengoldacre) December 2, 2013
What do you think of Tom's Twitter haters?
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