“The earth is full of labels and I never felt comfortable with labels,” she said. Filming this video is scary, but it feels so liberating and freeing.”NoneThe YouTuber went on to explain that she was born biologically male, but has known herself to be a woman since birth. So I’m taking back my own power.”NoneShe continued: “I can’t believe I’m saying this today but damn it feels good to finally do it… To the people who wanted to blackmail me, this one’s for you.” NonePhoto via Getty Thoughtfully, she turned her own experiences into advice for those in similar situations. You don’t want to be known for that single part of your life. Which means that I am transgender. “When my mom was pregnant she told me she was convinced that she was having a girl,” she recalled. If you’re in the same situation, if you’ve truly fallen in love with someone, you have to tell them. She said she had wanted to come out ” under my conditions,” but “apparently we live in a world where other people hate on people who are truly themselves.” NoneAt first she found the threats frightening, but then rose above. when I was younger, I was born in the wrong body. She’d fully transitioned by 19. “I wanted to be my own person… Popular Dutch beauty YouTuber Nikkie de Jager, AKA NikkieTutorials, has come out as trans in a new video posted today. “But I’m not scared. I have literally grown up and transitioned into me in front of all of you.”NoneRelated | James Charles: Sisterhood Is Stronger Than SubscribersNoneShe recounts a mostly supportive home and school environment, citing her mom in particular as her biggest supporter. “When Dylan and I clicked, he didn’t know,” she explained. “Saying that now sounds so crazy to me. And many times I’ve had to tell close friends my true story and it’s heartbreaking, especially after transitioning after going through everything and closing that chapter.”NoneThe vlogger pre-emptively answered a few fan questions, such as whether her (cis) fiancé Dylan is supportive. Take it from me. “I transitioned while on YouTube,” she said. She has been presenting as a woman since early childhood, and began the transition process at age 14 by taking hormones and growth stoppers. The sooner the better.”NoneRelated | Nikita Dragun Wants You to Live Your FantasyNoneDe Jager went into more detail about the blackmailing towards the end of the 17-minute-long vlog. She revealed the truth to her followers under duress, saying that blackmailers had threatened to leak her very personal story to the press.None”Today I’m sharing something with you that I’ve always wanted to share, one day, but under my own circumstances,” de Jager explained in the video, titled “I’m Coming Out.” “And it looks like that chance has been taken away from me. But still, you have to, and that is so hard. “Little did she know, she was actually having a girl.”NoneStill, she was understandably afraid to tell her 12.4 million YouTube subscribers the truth, for fear of judgment. “They wanted to leak it because they thought I was lying, or scared to tell my truth,” she said, flipping the bird for the camera. “He knows now, but I wish I told him sooner…