Popular Youtube JustinJ1232 admits that he contracted HIV.

Popular Youtube JustinJ1232 admitted to his fans, that he is HIV positive.

Justin made the stunning announcement on Youtube this morning, and shocked his fans. The Atlanta Youtuber, who is openly gay, did not go into details on HOW he contracted the disease.

But he seemed very positive as to his outlook.

Scientific research has done wonders for people with the disease. At one time, being HIV positive was a death sentence. But today its seen more as a chronic illness that needs to be managed with medication.

We wish Justin the best of luck in his journey. And we're grateful that he's so open about having the illness.

Justin has reportedly been linked romantically with another popular Youtuber, Funky Dinevra.