"Come spring this year, my life changed massively when I met someone and it made me feel so happy, so safe and everything just feels great.
As rumored, the British Olympic diver, 19, is indeed dating Dustin Lance Black, the 39-year-old screenwriter and LGBT activist, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly. News.) "It's true and they're very happy," a source close to the bronze medalist tells Us Weekly.
Daley and the Oscar-winning scribe have "been together since summer," the source adds.
Black, 41, is a Hollywood screenwriter who won an Academy Award for his script for the 2008 film Milk about Harvey Milk, one of America’s first openly gay elected public officials.
The couple announced their engagement in The Times.
However the celebration is bitter sweet, following the death of his father the previous year: "I am so happy.
I really, really wish my dad was here to see that." In a You Tube video filmed from his sofa, Daley says that he is in a relationship with a man: "In spring this year my life changed massively when I met someone, and they make me feel so happy, so safe and everything just feels great.Mrs Daley, the athlete's mother, said she and the whole family were "absolutely thrilled" although the couple were unlikely to put any plans in place for a wedding until after the 2016 Rio Olympics, for which her son qualified in August."It's wonderful news, we are extremely happy for them," she told The Telegraph.“I've never really had a serious relationship to talk about," Daley said."Now I kind of feel ready to talk about my relationships.In the same year, his portrait goes on show at one of the National Portrait Gallery.