News Laverne Cox Calls Bruce Jenner Brave & More Celebs React on Social Media By ETonline Staff 10:15 AM PDT, April 25, 2015 ABC As soon as Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer started on Friday night, celebrities reacted to the news as the Olympic athlete turned reality star announced he** is a transgender woman.NEWS: Bruce Jenner's Family Shows Their Support on Social Media Lady Gaga was among the first to celebrate Jenner's coming out. "Now that is bravery," she wrote. And other celebrities followed suit. Check out the rest of the heartfelt messages below: Sending lots of love and support to #BruceJenner and their family tonight. It is always brave to stand in one's truth. Congrats darling.— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) April 25, 2015#BruceJenner we learn from you to be courageous, funny and to be our authentic self. With love and Go For It!— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) April 25, 2015Comedians, such as Billy Eichner and D.L. Hughley, had more fun with the news, cracking jokes -- but thankfully, not at Jenner’s expense. Bruce Jenner comes out as a transgender Republican and trolls on both sides suddenly don't know how to direct their hate.— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) April 25, 2015As Jenner has not yet said that a new name or pronouns should be used, ETonline will follow GLAAD guidelines and continue to refer to him by his current name and male pronouns.