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Model Carissa Pinkston admits to falsely coming out as transgender to avoid backlash

Model Carissa Pinkston admits to falsely coming out as transgender to avoid backlash
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Carissa Pinkston, a model by profession, claimed that she made a false statement of being a transgender person. She also went onto say she made this statement in protest against a series of bullying comments towards the transgender society on social media platforms.

She proves herself to be a racist in two of her Facebook posts. Carissa, a model in Rihanna’s lingerie line, wrote on her Facebook page that a transgender person isn’t a woman. They are only transgender people. She used the name, Rissa Danielle.

Model Carissa Pinkston admits to falsely coming out as transgender to avoid backlash
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In another post, she went onto state that though the transgender people try to perceive themselves as male or female.

In reality, male and female are two different genders. As she made such comments publicly, people were outraged.

Comments after comments followed on her post asking her to apologize. The worst part is she didn’t apologize; instead, she went onto enjoy her identity as a transgender person in public.

What kind of consequences did Carissa Pinkston face after her comments?

Though the posts made in May got deleted screenshots of her posts got uploaded on Twitter last week. She lost her job of modeling at a modeling agency, Elite Models.

On July 22nd, she went onto claim that she is a transgender person. This post got uploaded on her Instagram account.

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The 20-year-old claimed that though she wasn’t willing to let the world know that she is a transgender person until she got sacked. After all kind of emails filled with hatred and death threats, she finally decided to unveil her truth.

Carissa also said that being a transgender person from a tender age wasn’t easy for her. All her past comments and posts reflected her real-life insecurities.

The world is doubtful about her gender. One of her colleagues commented that she is with Carissa for a long time now. She has seen all her baby and naked images, which is enough to prove that she is a woman.

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