Courtney Stodden is only in their 20’s but has lived through events to last some a lifetime. The model has come out as non-binary.
Stodden to to their Instagram to make the announcement.
‘ They/them/theirs. I don’t Identify as she or her. I’ve never felt like I ever fit in anywhere. I was bullied horribly in school because I was different. The other girls never understood me. It got so bad that my mom pulled me out of school. And still, i don’t fit in. I never really connected with anyone my age. My spirit is fluid with a kaleidoscope of color,’ their caption read.
They also gave a separate statement to People Magazine that read: ‘When I look at myself in the mirror, I see a human being so far away from norms, misogyny & labels. I live by my own rules now.’
Courtney also revealed they are pursuing a career in music .
‘I’m excited to show the world all of the sides to who I am on this new journey in music.’
This all comes after they inch closer away from their former identity of being the child bride who married Doug Hutchinson . Their divorce was finalized in 2020 in which Stodden made it clear was a huge relief from their shoulders.
Courtney was praised by many of their followers.
‘I’m so happy I found ur account Courtney 💓 u r really inspiring and ur content gives my feed such a cool vibe. I don’t follow alot of accounts, but u r totally worth every second. Sending you such peace and lots of happiness,’ one wrote.
‘You’re a maverick. Why peck with the chickens when you can fly with the eagles.’ another said.
This person added: ‘i’m about to fuckin cry you are truly amazing and such a beautiful soul.’
Congratulations to Courtney for living in their truth.