(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — Dutch YouTube famous person Nikkie de Jager, whose make-up recommendation channel NikkieTutorials has hundreds of thousands of fans all over the world, has pop out as transgender, announcing she took the verdict to percentage her tale after being blackmailed.
“When I used to be more youthful I used to be born within the mistaken frame because of this that I’m transgender,” she mentioned. Through Tuesday afternoon, the video posted overdue Monday have been seen greater than 17 million occasions.
“Oh my God, this feels so releasing, you haven’t any thought,” she mentioned within the video. “For [the] 11 years that I’ve had my channel this has been with me, and I all the time sought after to percentage this with you, however I will not consider that when these days the sector will know.”
De Jager mentioned she’d all the time deliberate to percentage the guidelines together with her fans, however by no means discovered the suitable time. Finally, blackmailers compelled her hand.
“I’ve been blackmailed via those that sought after to leak my tale to the click, and to start with it was once horrifying,” she mentioned. “It was once horrifying to understand that there are other folks available in the market which might be so evil that they may be able to’t appreciate somebody’s true id. It’s vile and it’s gross.”
— NikkieTutorials (@NikkieTutorials) January 13, 2020
Within the video, she published that she had all the time felt like a woman, started dressed in attire when she was once age 7 or 8, and began taking hormones at round age 14. Through 19-years-old, she mentioned she had made the “complete transition” to being a lady, she mentioned. “As of late’s the day. I’m unfastened and I am getting to be me, in the end,” she mentioned. “Please know that this doesn’t exchange the rest about me.”
In a put up on Instagram Tuesday, she thanked her fans for the “implausible quantity of affection and reinforce” she had gained since posting the video