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This Trans YouTuber Clapped Back To Victoria’s Secret’s Anti-Trans Comments In The Best Way

"Live your fantasy and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise."

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Trans YouTuber Nikita Dragun has clapped backed to Victoria's Secret by filming her own Fantasy Bra commercial.

dear Victoria’s Secret, you said trans women can’t sell the “fantasy” so here i am as a TRANS WOMAN selling the FANTASY! 👼🏻

Her video is in response to comments made by the lingerie brand's chief marketing officer Ed Razek who said Victoria's Secret wouldn't cast transgender models in its annual show because it's "fantasy".

"Shouldn’t you have transsexuals in the show? No. No, I don’t think we should," Razek told Vogue. "Well, why not? Because the show is a fantasy. It’s a 42-minute entertainment special. That’s what it is. It is the only one of its kind in the world, and any other fashion brand in the world would take it in a minute, including the competitors that are carping at us. And they carp at us because we’re the leader."
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"Shouldn’t you have transsexuals in the show? No. No, I don’t think we should," Razek told Vogue. "Well, why not? Because the show is a fantasy. It’s a 42-minute entertainment special. That’s what it is. It is the only one of its kind in the world, and any other fashion brand in the world would take it in a minute, including the competitors that are carping at us. And they carp at us because we’re the leader."

Razek has since walked back his comments and apologised.

Please read this important message from Ed Razek, Chief Marketing Officer, L Brands (parent company of Victoria’s Secret).

In 7 hours Dragun's video has already been viewed more than 1.9 million times on Twitter and has more than 600,000 likes on Instagram.

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In the video, which took three days to produce, Dragun is wearing what appears to be a legit VS Fantasy Bra (usually the really expensive one reserved for Angels like Adriana Lima to wear at the show).

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As well as attracting more than 32,000 comments on Insta, people are also living for her production on Twitter, where it's been retweeted more than 55,000 times.

@NikitaDragun @VictoriasSecret And I’m in tears 😭 Nikita gurl I got u

@NikitaDragun Can you start your own lingerie brand? PLEASE. I can only imagine how sickening it would be. The only only fantasy I’m living for.

Dragun said her project is not "a hate video".

trust me sweetie there are plenty of higher quality / inclusive lingerie brands out there. that i would GLADLY spend my money on instead of VS. however, discriminatory comments like that ain’t it sis!

Dragun, who officially changed her name and gender last year, has been "constantly crying" since it dropped thanks to the kind comments and feedback she has received.

"I never thought I'd be so emotional over a video but just seeing the outpouring of love and all the responses is so crazy to me," she said.
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"I never thought I'd be so emotional over a video but just seeing the outpouring of love and all the responses is so crazy to me," she said.

BuzzFeed has reached out to Dragun for comment but for now, we stan.

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