Makeup artist Nikkie de Jager, known as NikkieTutorials, announced on her YouTube channel on Monday that she is transgender and was born a man. A selection from the reactions of celebrities and celebrities about the news about De Jager.
Best friend of De Jager: 'Support to the moon and back'
Linda Hakeboom unconditionally supports her girlfriend on Instagram. " It's big news , but nothing has changed for me. Nikkie is Nikkie. With everything she has ... one of the most dear people in my life, with whom I can go through all weather and who I support to the moon and back. "
"And if something has changed, let it be - as Nikkie says - that a lot of small Nikkies have support for such a wonderfully beautiful role model. Nik, I love you and I wish the world endlessly many wonderful specimens such as you."
Ariana Grande, Lena Dunham and Karlie Kloss respond
NikkieTutorials, which has collaborated with many international stars, can count on a lot of support on Instagram. For example, singer Ariana Grande and actress Lena Dunham respond with emojis to show their support. Model Karlie Kloss writes to be proud of De Jager.
Rik van de Westelaken: 'So proud of Nikkie'
Presenter Rik van de Westelaken, who got to know Nikkie de Jager at Wie is de Mol? writes on Instagram: "So proud of NikkieTutorials. RESPECT !!!"
Nielson: "Goosebumps everywhere"
"I have goose bumps everywhere. What a strength. What a courage. What a woman. Dear NikkieTutorials ... participated in Wie Is De Mol? .
Fred van Leer: "So absurdly proud of my girlfriend."
Stylist Fred van Leer reacts on Instagram as follows: "So absurdly proud of my girlfriend."
Don Diablo: "Proud to be Dutch"
Dj Don Diablo calls on De Jager in the reactions under her video to remain herself. "You are unique and an inspiration for many around the world. Because of you I am proud to be Dutch," he writes.
Jeroen Kijk in de Vegte: "One of the nicest things"
Jeroen Kijk in de Vegte congratulates the makeup artist via Twitter. "A coming-out is one of the nicest things a person can do to himself! Congratulations."
A coming-out is one of the nicest things a person can do to himself! Congratulations, @NikkieTutorials! ❤️🏳️🌈❤️🏳️🌈❤️🏳️🌈 https://t.co/FCurY6ffEZAvatar
Ingrid van Engelshoven: 'Role models of great importance'
Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven underlines the importance of role models in emancipation. "NikkieTutorials is such a role model," she writes. "You are really free if you can be who you are."
You are really free if you can be who you are. Role models are of great importance for emancipation. @NikkieTutorials is such a role model. #dapper #thank https://t.co/AK6YpkMm5TAvatar
Soundos el Ahmadi: "You are the best version of yourself"
Soundos el Ahmadi responds to Instagram under the message of NikkieTutorials. "You are always the best version of yourself."
Participants RuPaul's Drag Race : 'Respect for how you deal with it'
Under the video of De Jager, messages come in from former participants of RuPaul's Drag Race , the talent hunt for dragques. Among others Alyssa Edwards, Kameron Michaels and Jinkx Monsoon make themselves heard. Monsoon writes: "No one has the right to force someone else's coming out. It is something personal that you should never determine for someone else." In her message she refers to the person who threatened to make the news about De Jager known.
"I'm sorry you had to experience this, Nikkie, but respect for how you dealt with it," writes the winner of the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race .
Congrats to @NikkieTutorials for reclaiming your story. NO ONE has the right to out anybody else. Period. Coming out is a personal thing, and you don't get to decide that for someone else. I'm so sorry, Nikkie, that you went through that, but I applaud how you handled it.Avatar
Beauty vlogger James Charles: "Can't stop smiling"
Other beauty vloggers also respond to De Jager's coming-out. Colleague James Charles writes: "I can't stop smiling today, because I'm so happy for Nikkie."
I'm so happy for nikkie i cant stop smiling today :)Avatar
Fans of De Jager: "Pride, inspiration, courageous"
Two hours after its unveiling, De Jager has more than half a million likes on its post about it on Instagram. "Your courage is an inspiration for us all", is the common thread of the reactions.
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