Jackie Evancho, American’s Got Talent runner-up, is to perform the national anthem for Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Here comes the confusing part: the 16-year-old star has a transgender sister who she opened up about to People about in 2015.
Juliet Evancho came out publicly on the red carpet with her sister by her side who was performing at the Global Lyme Alliance’s inaugural gala.
People reported that Juliet said: “[My mum] was the one who was like, ‘Maybe you’re transgender’, so I did a bunch of research,I was up really late, didn’t get any sleep because I was just so immersed in all of these different stories that people told. A lot of them resonated with me, and that was when I was like, ‘I’m transgender.’ I knew deep in me that this was not me, and I needed to make the change.”
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