BREAKING NEWS – New York City, New York – Carissa Pinkston, 20, came out last week as transgender after she caused controversy over statements she shared on Facebook suggesting transgender women were not women. “Being Transgender does NOT make you a woman. It makes you simply Transgender,” wrote in May. “This is how they want to be perceived. In a biological context, there are Females and Males. This is the world in 2019.” After she was ridiculed and subsequently fired from her agency, Pinkston took to social media again to explain that her comments stemmed from her own “inner insecurities” as a transgender. “I wasn’t ready to come out about it yet, but today I got fired and I’ve been receiving hate mail and death threats ever since, so I’m being forced to tell the truth. I’m Transgender,” Pinkston wrote. Aaron Philips, a transgender model who knows Pinkston, later took to Twitter to accuse her of lying about her gender identity. Days later, Pinkston issued another statement confessing that it was indeed a lie. “I apologize for any transphobic remark I’ve ever made towards the Trans community. I panicked and I thought if I came out as Trans that I could somehow make things better for myself, but it appears I’ve only made things worse,” she said. According to witnesses, the model appears to have no idea what his/her gender is, because when asked on the street, Pinkston looked confused and flipped a coin.