Joey Mead’s husband Ian King comes out as a trans woman
Joey Mead’s husband Ian King comes out as a trans woman
(UPDATED) Ian King is now known as Angelina Mead King

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Businessman Ian King, husband of TV host and model Joey Mead King, has come out as a trans woman.

On Instagram Saturday, July 2, Ian, now using the name Angelina Mead King, posted a photo of her and Joey together. The caption goes: “My rock and my number one supporter! @joeymeadking I Love You! “

Joey responded to the post by saying “Love is Love.”


My rock and my number one supporter! @joeymeadking I Love You!  #loveislove #beproud #betruebeyou #lovewins #transgender #mtf

A photo posted by Angelina Mead King (@hailtothe_queen_) on


Friends of the couple such as Myrza Sison, designer Mark Bumgarner, Rajo Laurel, and others posted messages of encouragement for the couple.

On her Instagram account, Joey posted a photo with the caption “Freedom.” 

Freedom ..

A photo posted by joeymeadking (@joeymeadking) on


The same photo was reposted on the Instagram account @hailtothe_king, Angelina’s other account, with the caption: “Best hangover cure @joeymeadking.”

Angelina’s brother Atticus also showed support by posting a photo on Instagram.

Here’s a pic with my former kuya who is now my ate. Meet my “new” sister Angie @hailtothe_queen_ @kim_epil, @joeymeadking,” Atticus said.



Motoring journalist James Deakin showed support for Ian’s transition by posting a message on Facebook.

So one of the car guys I look up to the most, is now a woman. Hey, if you ain’t hurting anyone and it makes you happy, it’s all the same to me. Good luck, Ian/Angie,” he said. 


Angelina thanked James via Twitter.

Angelina also posted this message on Facebook.

What’s a dream, I couldn’t sleep from being so happy! Thank you to everyone for the love and support. You can’t imagine what kind of weight has been lifted off my heart. I am excited to see you all soon,” she wrote.



Angelina, who manages Victoria Court and is behind the Car Porn Racing automotive business, married Joey back in 2011. –

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