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Robin Roberts Chokes Up While Talking About Coming Out Story Published: May 19, 2014

When Robin Roberts publicly came out in December, she said she never could have imagined the kind of positive response she would receive, according to The Huffington Post.

But during an interview on "Reliable Sources" Sunday morning, the "Good Morning America" co-host was brought close to tears while telling CNN's Brian Stelter just how much of an impact her own coming out story has had on other people's lives.

Roberts told the story of a young man who recently approached CBS' Gayle King to tell her how Robin Roberts speaking publicly about her sexual orientation has influenced his own coming out story, The Post reports.

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