Tom Daley Husband Dustin Lance Black: Controversy And Trial Update

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Tom Daley husband, Dustin Lance Black, was involved in an alleged altercation with a BBC host this April.

The Olympian is married to a filmmaker, Dustin Lance Black, and the couple is raising two children together.

Tom Daley At The Brit Awards 2022
Tom Daley At The Brit Awards 2022 (Source: Instagram)

Thomas Robert Daley is a British diver and television personality who was born on May 21, 1994.

He has also received the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE).

On top of that, he is the first British diver to win four Olympic medals.

Daley has won the Olympic Games once, the World Championships three times, the Junior World Championships twice, the European Championships five times, and the Commonwealth Games four times.

And whenever he is not out being a legend, he just sits around trying to knit something up, sweaters, scarves, anything.

Daley claims that it calms his nerves and helps him think straight. He also loves baking every now and then whenever he gets the chance. 

Daley is a fashionista and is always keeping his fits top-tier, whatever the occasion may be, casual or formal. 

He came out as gay in the December of 2013. 

Who Is Tom Daley Husband Lance Black? Marriage Life 

Dustin Lance Black is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and advocate for LGBT rights who was born on June 10, 1974.

Black went to the University of California, Los Angeles. There he studied School of Theater, Film, and Television and graduated with honors in 1996.

He came out as gay in his senior year in college. The couple first met sometime around 2013, this was before Tom came out as gay.

Tom did it via a youtube video, and he claimed that he was dating a man at the time whose name he did not reveal.

Tom Daley WIth His Husband Lance Black After Being OBE
Tom Daley WIth His Husband Lance Black After Being OBE (Source: Instagram)

It was only at an event at Battersea Power Station in May 2014 that the couple finally came out together as a couple and revealed Tom’s mysterious lover.

Then about a year later, in 2015, the couple decided that it was time to take things further and got engaged.

The couple got married in May 2017 at the five-star golf resort in the Dartmoor national park.

The venue was 30 miles from Plymouth, Devon, where Tom was raised, and just 50 close friends and family members attended.

Black seems to have a very rough time growing up due to his sexuality. He grew up in a Mormon household and in the confines of military camps. 

He himself found himself in a state of emotional turmoil since the age of six or seven when he would find himself looking at the boys of the neighborhood. 

Black had a very hard time coping with his sexuality. He would often find himself being shy, dark, and even suicidal.

Tom Daley Children 

The couple announced that they were expecting their first child via Instagram on Valentine’s Day of 2018.

In March 2018, Tom confirmed that the baby will be born via surrogate and disclosed the sex, revealing the couple would have a boy.

Tom Daley With Both Of His Children And Husband
Tom Daley With Both Of His Children And Husband (Source: Instagram)

The couple announced the arrival of their first child in late June 2018 and said that his name would be Robert Ray Black-Daley.

Robert was also the name of Tom’s deceased father, who tragically went away in 2011 due to a brain tumor.

Once again, the couple announced the birth of their second child via Instagram. It is a boy who was born on 28 March 2023, and he would be name Phoenix. 

Lance Black: Controversy & Trial Update

The life of Lance Black has not been “sunshine and rainbows” as he is preparing his defense for a trial in court on August 8, 2023.

He is set to face trial after allegedly assaulting Teddy Edwards. Edwards is a BBC host and also the organizer of the party where the altercation supposedly took place. 

Edwards claims that Black threw “an entire drink” at him without any provocation. He also adds that he did not have a drink to throw back, or it would have been violent. 

Tom Daley And Lance Black Enjoying In A Party Together
Tom Daley And Lance Black Enjoying In A Party Together (Source: Instagram)

Black had to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, which he did by video link.

He pled not guilty to the charge of assault by beating and is now awaiting his trial.

Apparently, Tom Daley was also beside his husband during the altercation. Edwards claims that he just dropped by to say hello to the pair before the altercation started. 

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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