Disney star Bella Thorne thanks fans for ‘acceptance’ after coming out as bisexual

Actress played CeCe Jones in 'Shake It Up'

Actress Bella Thorne, best known for starring in Disney series Shake It Up, has come out as bisexual to her fans on Twitter.

Thorne portrayed CeCe Jones in Shake It Up from 2010 to 2013, also appearing in a number of other shows and films.

After reports that she had split from boyfriend Gregg Sulkin, a fan asked Thorne via Twitter if she was bisexual, a question to which the star simply replied: “Yes”.

Following a positive reaction online and outpouring of support from fans, Thorne tweeted: “Aww thank you for all the accepting tweets from everyone. I love you guys #pride”.

See those tweets beneath.

Thorne is currently in the middle of filming for upcoming drama Famous in Love, which will air on Freeform in 2017.