Degeneres' Instagram post received over 2 lakh likes and the comments were all about Dutee's courage and boldness to take a step like this.
Mumbai: India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand, who recently disclosed that she has found her soulmate, was praised by popular American talk show host Ellen Degeneres for her courage.
The 61-year-old comedian shared a photo of Chand on her Instagram account, along with saying, “She’s the 100m record holder and the first openly gay sportsperson in India. I guess she knows a thing or two about being first. I’m so proud of her.”
Degeneres' post received over 2 lakh likes and the comments were all about Dutee's courage and boldness to take a step like this.
Chand, India’s top sprinter from Odisha, made a startling revelation by saying that she is in a same-sex relationship with her ‘soulmate.’
The girl, according to Dutee, belongs to her hometown Jajpur and she has known her for a few years.
The ace sprinter openly declared her love and relationship with her girlfriend and she found out no difficulty in carrying out it in future.