Amber Rose praises Brad and Angelina for accepting John Jolie-Pitt’s self identification
Model and actress Amber Rose has commended Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for allowing their child John to self-identify.
John Jolie Pitt, who was assigned female at birth, asked to be called by that name, and attracted widespread attention when they appeared on the red carpet for Angelina’s film ‘Unbroken’, wearing a tuxedo and with cropped hair.
The family have for several years shown full support for John’s right to explore their self-identification.
Back in 2010, Angelina Jolie first spoke of John’s self-identification, saying: “She wants to be a boy.. So we had to cut her hair. She likes to wear boys’ everything. She thinks she’s one of the brothers.”
Amber Rose wrote on Instagram: “How gorgeous is John Jolie Pitt?! Born into the perfect family for him. #TransKids #LoveurKidsNoMatterWhat #Support.”
The family have been praised for their handling of the situation, and have been held up as a good example of how to handle a child’s exploration of their gender identity.
Some have pointed out that allowing John to explore their gender-identity without dismissing it as a “phase” or assuming immmediately that they are trans, is a good example of parenting.