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"Words can't bring me down"

Sun 10 Nov 2013 In: Worth Checking Out View at NDHA

In a moment being shared across the globe, a transgender X Factor contestant has bravely stood up to a disrepectful judge. Fifi Janevski was forced to reveal her gender identity after a judged questioned her and called her a "tranny". During the judge's critique, the judge states, "I don’t know what to tell you, there is two of you, haha… Filip, Fifi, please, sing me another song. I’m a bit shocked. I’m not too conservative." Janevski responds with a the chorus from Christina Aguilera's "Beautiful": "I am beautiful no matter what they say. Words can't bring me down. So don't you bring me down today." - 10th November 2013


First published: Sunday, 10th November 2013 - 12:38pm

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