The international beauty There are over 25 million followers YouTuber, NikkieTutorials, on YouTube and Instagram together. But while keeping focus on her skill as a makeup artist, the Netherlands-native, whose name is Nikkie de Jager, kept her private personal life – so far.
“When I was younger, I was born in the wrong body,” Jager published in a video on Monday, “which means I am transgender.”
The 25-year-old man started his channel 11 years ago with a makeup tutorial being filmed from her bedroom when she was just 14. Then she started to move with hormones, although she recognized as a young girl. with 6 years old Old age.
“By the time I was 19, I switched completely. I changed me on YouTube, ”she explained. “I have grown up and completely transformed into you before you.” According to Jager, I explained that the material on her channel was still central to beauty, not just that she was escaping from life. In her real life as a young man moving, but looking at the world she was as bad as she was.
“I have always wanted to live in a world where I saw myself as Nikkie as a girlfriend. This was my way out, ”she said. “I started my channel back in the days when I was really bullied, and this was my way out. This was my free life, where I was real, and you did not judge me for anything. ”
Its channel eventually received widespread attention in 2015 when it produced a video entitled “The Power of Makeup,” which generated 40 million views. Since then, Jager has given an insight into the transformation of makeup can create a handful of his famous clothes including Kim Kardashian and Drew Barrymore.
Even after the revelation she revealed herself, Jager said to her audience that nothing should change her. “The last thing I need in my life is not to trust me more than to look at me with different eyes or look at me in a different way, or think that I have a change,” she said. “I changed a bit because this feels he is releasing and liberating. But I am, at the end of the day, still Nikkie and nothing changes about that. ”
Unfortunately, Jager explained that she wanted to come out because people were blackmailing and threatening the press. However, its subscribers immediately sent the views of videos under water to ensure that they were in a hurry and that she loved it despite the circumstances.
“I can't imagine how big this was and I'm sorry that these circumstances put you, but your community has your back,” said one person. Another person wrote, “This doesn't change how we feel about you at all.”
Colleagues also took an Instagram post of Jager to leave support messages.
"I am the world you are. Who you are, what you stand, and that you are using your influence to raise others and make this world safer, happier," wrote Dr. Pimple. Popper “Happy to know you.”
“What is the incredible video,” said makeup artist Lisa Eldridge, “you have more power to give you a beautiful girl.” T
“Today is the day. I'm free, ”finished Jager to video. “And I will be with me, finally.”
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