Claudia Jordan expressed concern for 13-year-old male-to-female transgender Zaya Wade after former B2K singer J Boog criticized Michelle Obama for praising Zaya.
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"This is not cool, very demonic," said Boog (pictured). "Using this child for their new agenda. Take away the man - make the woman the new man - and no more reproduction."
Jordan, 47, responded to Boog's rant on her "Cocktails with Queens" web series, saying she shares Boog's sentiment that Zaya is being pushed to be an LGBT+ activist at a tender age.
"I think two things can be possible at the same time. I think the fact that — what Michelle Obama was doing was encouraging to a child. She was looking out for someone — an individual — and other kids that are like that."
The former beauty queen and Miss Teen USA (1990) added:
"On the other hand — I think some people are not properly articulating how uncomfortable they may feel about a child being pushed. They may think that child is being pushed to the front of the agenda — pushed to be the face of this. Now if Zaya is 1000% okay with that, then I'm all for it. It's really none of my business, but I feel like it's our job to talk about these things."
"I just hope that there are no regrets later on," she continued.
"I just want Zaya at the end of it to not feel and pressure. Like if Zaya ever felt like, 'You know what? I don’t feel this way anymore.' Does Zaya feel this uncomfortable, ridiculous amount of pressure to not be able to go back? Not saying that she wants to, but I just feel like [it’s] such a young age to have so much pressure on her shoulders."
Zaya, whose father is retired NBA player Dwyane Wade, came out as homosexual at age 11.
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YouTube viewers lashed out at vlogger Myka Stauffer and her husband James after they gave up their adopted son, Huxley, because he was too much to handle.
Myka and James earn thousands of dollars a month documenting their family on YouTube.com. The Stauffers have three biological children.
Their revenue increased when they documented the difficulties of trying to adopt baby Huxley from China.
The couple celebrated when they were finally approved to adopt Huxley in 2017 when he was a baby.
Stauffer, of Ohio, told her 700,000+ YouTube subscribers he had "stolen" their hearts. Their subscribers were genuinely happy for them.
But this week, the couple confessed to rehoming Huxley, a 3-year-old who has special needs.
In a new video, Stauffer revealed that Huxley would be going to a "new forever home" after discovering he had additional medical needs beyond his autism and a brain cyst.
"After multiple assessments, after multiple evaluations, numerous medical professionals have felt that he needed a different fit in his medical needs," Stauffer said in her tearful video. "He needed more."
The couple's decision drew intense criticism on Twitter and other online platforms, as many accused her of exploiting the boy for profit and giving him up when he was no longer profitable to them.
One viewer wrote: "I'm sorry but you did fail as a mum. You wouldn't have given up your own child."
Stauffer claimed the accusations were "insidious" and "hurtful." She added: "Do I feel like a failure as a mom? Like, 500 per cent."
Stauffer also claimed that she and her husband have not shared "95 per cent of the struggles" they had with Huxley and she could not share any more details out of respect for the boy's privacy.
The YouTuber went on to say that she and her husband have been updated on his progress and experts found him a family "they felt would ultimately be the best fit".
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