Tony Hawk declares support for gay marriage

“That’s how I feel about marriage equality, we all deserve to follow our hearts.”

Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, the latest celebrity to star in the Human Rights Campaign’s “Americans For Marriage Equality” series of YouTube videos. Hawk, widely known for his popular video games, philanthropy and numerous sponsorships deals and one of the most influential skateboarders of all time, states in the video: “People ask me all the time, ‘What advice do I have for kids who want to become pro-skaters?’ I always say pretty much the same thing work hard and follow your heart. That’s how I feel about marriage equality, we all deserve to follow our hearts.”

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Rhuaridh Marr is one of Metro Weekly's contributing editors and covers cars, technology, gaming and world news. He is usually found with a game controller in one hand and a smartphone in the other and can be reached at rmarr@metroweekly.com.

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