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is supporting her ex after he on Wednesday.
In a statement to PEOPLE, Adams, 30 — who was a runner-up on Underwood's season of The Bachelor — said she's "very happy" for the formerstar.
"I'm very happy that Colton is able to now live his life openly and without fear of being his true self," she tells PEOPLE. "I support his willingness to share his truth, and welcome the additional LGBTQ representation to Bachelor Nation with open arms."
Underwood, 29, announced he was gay during a sit-down interview withthat aired on Wednesday.
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JUST IN: Former “Bachelor” star— Good Morning America (@GMA) Underwood speaks his truth and comes out to : “I’m gay. And I came to terms with that earlier this year and have been processing it… I’m the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever been in my life.”
During the personal conversation, titled "Colton Underwood: In His Own Words," Underwood said he "came to terms" with his sexuality earlier this year after a long period of self-reflection.
"I've ran from myself for a long time. I've hated myself for a long time, and I'm gay. And I came to terms with that earlier this year and have been processing it," the reality star said. "The next step in all of this was letting people know. I'm still nervous. It's been a journey, for sure."
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"I'm emotional, but in such a good, happy, positive way," he added. "I'm the happiest and healthiest I've ever been in my life, and that means the world to me."
Video: 'I've ran from myself for a long time': Former 'Bachelor' star Colton Underwood comes out as gay (NBC News)
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Following his GMA interview, executive producers of The Bachelor issued a statement of support for the reality star.
"We are so inspired by Colton Underwood's courage to embrace and pursue his authentic self," they said. "As firm believers in the power of love, we celebrate Colton's journey in the LGBTQIA+ community every step of the way."
Several other Bachelor Nation stars also rallied around Underwood, including many from his own seasons.
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, another runner-up on Underwood's season, tells PEOPLE that she supports the former Bachelor lead and wishes him "the very best."
"I support Colton for having the courage to finally be able to live his life authentically," she says. "Nobody should have to hide who they really are. I'll always wish Colton the very best and hoping he has found his peace."
Longtime Bachelor hostalso expressed his support for Underwood in an after the GMA interview aired.
"Very proud of you todayHappy to see you stand up and openly live your truth," Harrison wrote alongside a picture of the pair. "You have my love and support my friend."
Another one of Underwood's contestants,, wrote in her own tweet that she is " " of him.
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"Proud of you for having the courage to come out and be honest with yourself and the world," fellow season 23 contestant Catherine Agro shared on her.
Demi Burnett, whofollowing her time on Underwood's season, tweeted, "Welcome to the community brother."
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