Reactions ranged from “so what?” to “well, DUH!” to “good for him.”

https://twitter.com/beetommy/status/205400034332782592

https://twitter.com/Kyasarin93/status/205418261360283649

https://twitter.com/Menara_H/status/205419591646724096

https://twitter.com/lizzieoliver/status/205419528623108097

This may not be news to most, but one Twitterer pointed out that it could still be meaningful:

Speculation about celebrities’ sexuality gets tiresome, not least of all for the celebrity, but Parsons acknowledged his and that was that. Now he can move forward and focus on his successful acting career. Best of luck to him.