MANILA, Philippines – BB Gandanghari is now “officially American.”
The actress posted a video on Instagram in late April, showing the US flag, along with a piece of paper that read, “Congratulations on becoming a US citizen.”
In the caption she wrote: “#MovingOn: officially American…Made in USA…the next chapter!!”
In another video, BB is seen crossing the street while waving the American flag. “#AmericanDream: world is changing…and so am I,” she said.
She also later posted a video of her reading out the United States Oath of Allegiance.
BB rose to fame in the Philippines as actor Rustom Padilla. She came out as a transgender woman in 2009.
She has been living in the US, where she has been working as an accountant. She also had her name and gender changed there in 2016. – Rappler.com