America’s Next Top Model Analeigh, She Is Proud Be As Queer And Binary: Celebrity Next Top Model and Hollywood actor Lio Tipton has a big announcement for Pride Month that makes everyone smile from ear to ear.
America’s Next Top Model Analeigh, She Is Proud Be As Queer And Binary
To mark their coming out, the 32-year-old ANTM alum revealed on Instagram on Thursday that they identify as queer and non-binary, and will henceforth use they/them pronouns.
As for herself, she is Lio,” Tipton revealed. The fact that she is queer and non-binary is something she take great pride in announcing.
She want to repay the kindness of those who have shown so much love and support to the larger Pride community.
Hence fans’ reactions to Tipton’s announcement were overwhelmingly positive in the comments section.
Cycle 11 model Isis King, the first transgender person to compete on Tyra Banks’ reality show, wrote “LOVE YOU!!!!” under her friend’s Instagram post to encourage her to keep going.
It was no secret that Tipton was a big fan of King’s throughout their time together on the show.
He championed her role as a role model and praised her for embracing her identity despite the opposition she faced from other contestants.
A Walmart-themed CoverGirl commercial tasking the models with adding a dash of personality amused viewers with Tipton’s unique take, memorably ending with the word “yo.”
America’s Next Top Model
To this day, Tipton is considered one of the most successful former contestants of America’s Next Top Model.
She came in third place behind Samantha Potter and eventual winner McKey Sullivan in 2008. When it came to movies.
They worked with actors like Steve Carell and Julianne Moore in Crazy, Stupid, Love; Scarlett Johansson in Lucy; and Nicholas Hoult in the short-lived ABC romance Manhattan Love Story (Warm Bodies).
With Josh Hutcherson, Tim Blake Nelson, and Courtney Love. Tipton will next be seen in James Franco’s long-delayed ensemble drama The Long Home.