YouTube celebrity Ingrid Nilsen announced she was gay via her Web channel on Tuesday.
The 26-year-old online beauty expert came out in an emotional 19-minute monologue addressed to her fans.
Missglamorazzi, as she's better to known to her over three million YouTube followers, says she chose to come out in an attempt to be more open with a community that has been a major part of her life. She said,
I am sitting here today because I care about you guys; you have been a part of my life for the past... almost six years and this is a really big part of my life... I want to sit down and talk to you and have this conversation just like I’ve had this conversation with friends and people who are close to me in my life.
Nilsen ended her video by saying,
This is the life that I have always lived in my head and now it’s real.