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An influential YouTuber has revealed she is transgender after she says she was blackmailed by someone threatening to out her . Makeup artist Nikkie de Jager, also known as Nikkie Tutorials, told her nearly 13 million subscribers she had "always wanted to share" her story publicly, "but under my own
Nikkie de Jager, an influential YouTuber with millions of fans, has revealed she is a transgender in an emotional video. In it, she explains her decision was forced by someone attempting to " blackmail " and publicly out her . Known as NikkieTutorials, she is one of the most influential names
© Other Nikkie de Jager said she fully transitioned 'while on YouTube' An influential YouTuber has revealed she is transgender after she says she was blackmailed by someone threatening to out her.
Makeup artist Nikkie de Jager, also known as Nikkie Tutorials, told her nearly 13 million subscribers she had "always wanted to share" her story publicly, "but under my own circumstances."
"It looks like that has been taken away from me," the 25-year-old said in a video blog, adding: "I have been blackmailed by people who wanted to leak my story to the press."
"At first it was frightening to know there are people out there that are so evil that they can't respect someone's true identity. It's vile and it is gross."
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' influential youtuber ' I guarantee she has nothing of value to add to the Internet. Her youtube channel is very popular. She changed people lives.
Beauty YouTuber Nikkie Tutorials, 25, reveals she is transgender in a heart-rending video - and says she decided to come out after being BLACKMAILED by people threatening to expose her . Nikkie de Jager announced she was transgender on YouTube Monday. The beauty influencer, who was born
Speaking about her transition in the 17-minute video, the Dutch creator said she felt she was "born in the wrong body" because "all of me was girly", and had grown her hair out at six years old.
By the time she was eight, she said she was only wearing girls clothes, and in later years took hormones and "growth stoppers" to control her height.
At 19, she had fully transitioned, which she said took place "while I was on YouTube".
De Jager has been posting her makeup tutorials to YouTube for around 11 years, and has collaborated with a number of celebrities including Lady Gaga and model Ashley Graham.
She has also appeared on the front pages of Glamour and Grazia magazines in the Netherlands.
Her video reveal on Monday hit the top of YouTube's trending list hours after posting, and has since amassed more than 16 million views.
NikkieTutorials Comes Out as Transgender
'I am sharing this with you because I feel free enough now for you to truly follow my journey.'The 25-year-old vlogger, whose real name is Nikkie de Jager, took to YouTube on Monday to release a 17-minute long video detailing her decision to come out publicly.
Nikkie de Jager, an influential YouTuber with millions of fans, has revealed she is a transgender in an emotional video. In it, she explains her decision was forced by someone attempting to « blackmail » and publicly out her . Known as NikkieTutorials, she is one of the most influential
Couldn't care less about this lady being transgender . But what the heck is a YouTube influencer?? I really don't understand all that nonsense tbh.
Fellow YouTubers sent their encouragement to the star as a "proud, unapologetic female", while Dutch minister of education, culture and science Ingrid van Engelshoven said she was a "role model" of "great importance".
The 25-year-old said that finally telling her story felt "surreal" but also "liberating", and reassured her fans that nothing on her account would change.
Pictures: YouTube stars who courted controversies
Some of the most followed YouTube stars, including (pictured) Logan Paul (L) and PewDiePie, have attracted criticism from the online community. Here’s a look at some YouTubers who were involved in controversies for their videos.
*All subscriber figures updated as of Jan. 3, 2018.
Logan Paul (15M subscribers)
Known for: Vlogs and goofy music videos
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Even after revealing the transformation that she ’s gone through herself, de Jager told Unfortunately, de Jager explained that she felt forced into coming out as a result of people blackmailing her and However, her subscribers immediately flooded the video’s comments to assure de Jager that she is
Nikkie Tutorials just came out as transgender And her coming out video was super emotional you guys But before I Okay so Nikkie just posted a video titled ‘I’m Coming Out’ and in it, she reveals to the world that she ’s transgender , after Apparently there were some horrible people blackmailing her .
Active since: August 2015
On Dec. 31, 2017, Paul uploaded a vlog of himself and his friends documenting the haunting atmosphere in Japan’s Aokigahara, also known as “suicide forest.” There, they came across the corpse of a man who had recently reportedly hanged himself. Paul went on to upload explicit visuals of the corpse, which attracted massive backlash on social media with personalities like Aaron Paul, Piers Morgan and Sophie Turner criticizing the vlogger. The video was pulled down within a day.
Jake Paul (12M)
Known for: Vlogs and comedy skits
Active since: September 2013
When it comes to controversies, Logan Paul’s younger brother is not too far behind. He regularly uploads videos where he attempts dangerous stunts with his friends at his Los Angeles property. One of them involved setting a huge pile of furniture on fire in the backyard. In July 2017, neighbors met with members of the city council and police to discuss filing a class-action public nuisance lawsuit against him.
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She said she had been blackmailed by people threatening to leak her story and so decided to make the video to come out on her own terms. "Today I am here to share something with you that I've always wanted to share with you one day, but under my own circumstances, and it looks like that chance has
The makeup YouTube star shocked the community with her announcement following claims that she had been threatened and blackmailed . Cosmetics master and YouTube star Nikkie de Jager, better known as ‘NikkieTutorials,’ shocked the makeup world on January 13 by revealing she is transgender .
Known for: Playthroughs of indie/horror video games
Active since: April 2010
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg aka PewDiePie was criticized by viewers after a Wall Street Journal investigation revealed Nazi imagery in several of his videos. He had uploaded an anti-Semitic video where he hired performers holding up a derogatory sign board. As a result, YouTube removed his channel from their preferred-advertising program, and Disney-owned Maker Studios severed ties with him.
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Samuel Pepper (2.3M)
Known for: Prank videos
Active since: September 2010
In 2014, Pepper posted a prank video in which he’d walk up to women asking for directions and then pinch their buttocks without them realizing who did it. It gave rise to several sexual harassment allegations on social media, including the Twitter trend #ReportSamPepper. He defended the video by saying it was staged, scripted and was a social experiment. In another video uploaded in 2015, Pepper had apparently kidnapped a fellow internet star and made it look like he “shot” the person. He attracted massive backlash for the footage on social media and the British “Metro” newspaper compared the incident to an “ISIS-style execution.”
Patricia Arquette on Ricky Gervais Transphobia Controversy: ‘I Don’t Think It’s Funny’
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Nikki explains that she was always felt like she was trapped in the wrong body and began growing her hair out at the age of six with her parent’s It is time to let go and be truly free. When I was younger, I was born in the wrong body, which means that I am transgender now. Oh my god this is so liberating.
She said she always wanted to reveal her transgender experience, but being blackmailed forced her own personal timeline. @NikkieTutorials, a popular YouTuber known for her makeup videos, has shared that she is transgender . Nikkie, we support you and we know that your visibility help trans
Adam Saleh (3.5M)
Known for: Vlogs, music and prank videos
Active since: July 2012
In 2016, the New York-based prankster uploaded videos where he claimed that he and a friend were removed from a Delta Air Lines flight at London’s Heathrow Airport for “speaking Arabic.” However, several passengers and the airline clarified that his disruptive behavior on board the aircraft was the reason he was removed. Some passengers tweeted that the duo “shouted phrases in Arabic” and recorded videos of people reacting to it. When too many passengers complained of feeling uncomfortable and disturbed, they were asked to leave the aircraft.
Nicole Arbour (411K)
Known for: Vlogs and opinionated monologues
Active since: November 2006
In 2015, the comedian posted a video titled “Dear Fat People,” that reportedly contained heavy tones of fat shaming and attracted ire from followers and celebrities such as model Ashley Graham and director Pat Mills. The video was temporarily unavailable on YouTube. Arbour later defended the video saying, “It’s just satire, it’s just being silly. I’m just having a bit of fun, and that’s what we did.”
Fine Brothers (16M)
Known for: Reaction videos
Active since: June 2007
Best known for their “React” series of videos, Benny (L) and Rafi Fine attempted to license and trademark the word “react” in January 2016. It attracted severe backlash from the online community and resulted in a loss of around 675,000 subscribers in protest. Within a month, the brothers rescinded all related trademark claims and issued an apology.
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Nikkie de Jager, known on YouTube as NikkieTutorials, released a video Monday in which she comes out as transgender after revealing she was threatened with blackmail over her identity.
Nikkie also revealed that blackmailers were trying to out her , so she decided to tell her story herself. “I have been blackmailed by people that wanted to Nikkie said the blackmailers told her she was “lying” to her fans and was “too scared” to come out but she denied those claims and told the world
Sam and Nia (2.2M)
Known for: Vlogs and family moments
Active since: March 2007
Sam Rader and wife Nia posted a video in 2015 titled "Husband shocks wife with pregnancy announcement!" The emotional clip went viral and attracted over 18.7 million views. A few days later, they posted another video where they shared the news that Nia had suffered a miscarriage. It was when they attributed the incident to the rise in subscribers that attracted skepticism about both the pregnancy and miscarriage and criticism from the online community.
"Since I'm sharing this with you today, I feel like my relationship with all of you is going to be a whole lot more open than it ever has been in the past," she said, adding: "And I think I'm ready for that."
She also expressed praise for her teachers and her mother who supported her transition while growing up, and for her fiance Dylan, whom she said was a "strong, inspiring human being".
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