Glamorous Norwegian teenager whose fame jumped up when she came out while transgender admits that her & # 39; life is on hold & # 39; until she can undergo a sex change
- Emma Ellingsen turned 18 last month and is now waiting for correction operations
- Model from Tonsberg, Norway, has shared her relief that she is finally old enough
- Gender correction can only be performed on persons 18 years or older in Norway
A transgender influencer has admitted that her & # 39; life is on hold & # 39; until she can undergo a sex change.
Emma Ellingsen, from Tonsberg, Norway, realized for the first time that she was transgender at the age of eight and used hormone blockers to stop male puberty.
She started building a following as a social media star, but saw her fame rocket in 2017 when she came out to fans in a YouTube video entitled & # 39; I am transgender & # 39 ;.
Speak against Local media, Emma said she has now set her sights on sex change surgery after she was eligible on her 18th birthday and admitted that this was the & # 39; only & # 39; is that she wants.
Emma Ellingsen, seen above, shared her relief that she was finally old enough for a sex correction operation after celebrating her 18th birthday
Emma (photo) reached her 18th last month and has now spoken about & # 39; the only thing she is looking forward to & # 39;
It is not known if Emma had a & # 39; top & # 39; operation on her upper body.
She said: & # 39; I have never had fun with alcohol or smoking or anything like that, just the operation.
& # 39; The only thing I've been looking forward to and waiting for was that. I don't have a date yet and I don't know which number I have on the waiting list, but hopefully I'm far ahead so I can come in as soon as possible.
& # 39; I feel that I have now put my life on hold. I turned 18 and maybe the operation is just around the corner, maybe it is far away. But it is a bit difficult when you leave, as you might hear "come tomorrow". & # 39;
Emma – who has won comparisons with Kendall Jenner thanks to her cool Instagram-style – confessed that despite trying & # 39; to lead a normal life & # 39; while she waits, it can be difficult to try to stay patient.
The Tonsberg model (photo) admitted to fans in an English YouTube video in 2017 that she was transgender – first realized this when she was eight years old
Emma (photo) admitted that despite trying & # 39; to lead a normal life & # 39; while she waits, it can be difficult to try to stay patient
Emma first gained national fame after she appeared in 2014 with the title Born in the Wrong Body, which followed the experiences of transgender children.
In a YouTube video shared last year, Emma explained how she had acknowledged that she was transgender at the age of eight or nine after watching an unnamed documentary.
She said: & # 39; Then I knew for the first time that it was possible to be transgender.
& # 39; I watched this documentary about these people who are transgender and I felt something like & # 39; Huh? & # 39; That's how it all started and how my process started. & # 39;
Emma revealed everything in a message to her mother.
In January last year, Emma (photo) was named Influenza of the year at the famous See and Hear Celebrity Gala in Norway
Followed by 493,000 Instagram accounts, the model first became famous in the Born in the Wrong Body – a 2014 TV program that followed the experiences of transgender children
& # 39; I have been very lucky because I have always had very good friends and very supportive family and people around me, & # 39; Emma added.
She also revealed then that she would start taking hormone tablets and other drugs to prevent puberty in men.
Emma has become a social media star with 493,000 Instagram followers.
In January last year, Emma was named Influenza of the year at the Norwegian See and Hear Celebrity Gala.
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