Actor Colton Haynes on Friday thanked his fans for their “unbelievable love and support” after he came out gay.

On Thursday, Haynes, who is best known for his roles as Jackson Whittemore in MTV's Teen Wolf and Roy Harper/Arsenal in The CW's Arrow, gave his first interview in which he discussed his sexual orientation.

(Related: Colton Haynes officially comes out gay.)

Haynes told Entertainment Weekly that “acting 24 hours a day is the most exhausting thing in the world.”

In an Instagram post, Haynes thanked his fans for their support.

“I can't thank y'all enough for the unbelievable amount of support & love you've been sending my way,” Haynes wrote. “Special thanks to Entertainment Weekly, @yutsai88 and Marc Snetiker for such a beautiful article.”

He concluded his post with a quote from Ben Lorry's Stories for the Nighttime and Some for the Day: “There once was a man who was afraid of his shadow … he met it … now he glows in the dark.”