Former “Real Housewives of Orange County” star introduced her new son on Instagram.
On October 25, Alexis Bellino shared a prolonged submit introducing her son Miles to the world.
“Hey world, this is Miles. My transgender son,” she wrote on Instagram. “He’s now a month shy of 15 yrs old, so he’s seen the questions and comments made about him on my IG. Miles now has a voice and has asked me to do this post. I had stopped posting for the past few months due to this transition in Miles’ life, but he’s now ready to ‘come out’ and to use this platform to stop any hate or questions.”
Here’s what you might want to know:
Alexis Bellino Gushed About Her Son Miles After Transition: ‘I Cannot Imagine the Strength and Courage It Took for My Baby to Do This’
Bellino was married to Jim Bellino, the daddy of her three kids, from 2005 to 2018. The couple’s marriage and strict non secular beliefs have been featured on the present, of which she appeared from seasons 5 via eight.
She spoke of why she and Miles felt the necessity to go public after they did.
“I refused to post this for him for a while, but now I know Miles truly wants this because he’s tired of the misgendering and confusion people have, so we are setting the record straight and hopefully bringing clarity,” she wrote. “I cannot imagine the strength and courage it took for my baby to do this, but I’m extremely proud of him and I want everyone to understand that love doesn’t change in these situations. It’s unconditional love. Miles came out as a transgender boy to me over 16 months ago. He hid it from everyone else for a while, but eventually he got to where we are right now. TO HIS FREEDOM!”
Bellino is the mom to 3 kids, Miles (previously Melania), James, and Mackenna. She spoke of the change in her son since popping out as transgender.
“My son has now flourished!! My son now smiles naturally for the first time in years!” she wrote. M”y son now loves the garments he wears. My son can breathe realizing he will be his true self. My son lights up each single time a stranger calls him ‘he.’ My son runs with the boys. My son can truly FEEL. My son can dwell life now together with his true self…. This is my similar baby together with his variety coronary heart that gave his solely water bottle to his thirsty buddy in kindergarten. This is my similar baby who provides each spare greenback on him to the homeless individual on the road. I’m so happy with Miles for desirous to cease the hate, and for being courageous sufficient to step ahead at such a younger age. He now has his whole life to dwell the way in which he ought to.”
Bellino additionally gave a warning to those that commented negatively in regards to the announcement.
“FYI all hate on my social media will be immediately deleted and that user instantly blocked,” she wrote.”Let’s convey peace and happiness and unity from this. We are all human and we’re ALL equal. I’m 100% totally supportive of my son. I hope you can be too. I like you all. Thank you for supporting me and my household via all of our many transitions via the years. This world wants extra love and kindness.”
Several present and former Bravolebs commented on the submit supporting Bellino and Miles.
“Beautiful example of love!” former RHOC star Meghan King wrote. King just lately got here out as “somewhere on the gay spectrum.”
“This is beautiful. You are a good mama,” RHOD star Stephanie Hollman wrote.
Heather Dubrow, who has each a lesbian and a bi-sexual baby additionally commented writing, “So brave and amazing – we love you both.” Heather’s husband Dr. Terry Dubrow additionally commented saying, “Brave and beautiful.”
Bellino replied to Heather’s remark writing, “Thanks so much. We have VERY brave and amazing children.”
Andy Cohen Praised Alexis Bellino for Support of Her Transgender Son: ‘It’s Nice to See so Much Love & Support & Acceptance’
On October 26, Andy Cohen devoted a portion of his late-evening discuss present “Watch What Happens Live” to the announcement by naming Bellino because the “mazel of the day”, which usually is somebody or one thing good that occurred just lately.
“It is time for my mazel of the day,” Cohen stated on the present. “It goes to a proud mom from the OC. Alexis Bellino for her heartfelt message that she posted on Instagram introducing her 14-year-old son, Miles, who has come out as transgender. I encourage you to go read the entire post.”
He then reads a portion of her submit, which we shared, in full, above.
“Mazrl to that,” Cohen stated. “With all the hate swirling around our country these days it’s nice to see so much love and support and acceptance. We can only hope this helps other families and other kids feel like they can celebrate being themselves, just like Miles.”
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