Following her fairly recent gender reassignment surgery, the fashion world’s most prominent (and gorgeous) transgender model Lea T.’s career is still going strong. She popped up on the last day of Milan Fashion Week yesterday, opening and closing Philipp Plein.
Olivia Culpo, a 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island (Ed. note: With great eyebrows!), was crowned Miss USA last night. She took home the crown after answering a pretty tough question from a viewer on Twitter (Rob Kardashian, whose presence on the judging panel I still can’t quite figure out, asked the question): “Would you feel it would be fair that a transgender woman wins the Miss USA title over a natural-born woman?”
It was a timely question considering Jenna Talackova, the first transgendered person to compete in the Miss Universe Canada pageant, was initially disqualified from competing in last months’ pageant because she was not a natural born female. (Donald Trump eventually overturned the ruling and Talackova placed in the top 12). And Culpo’s “like such as”-free answer surely helped secure her the crown: