She might be one of the biggest stars in the daytime television world, but there was a time in which she wished things looked different in her life. General Hospital actress Cassandra James recently opened up about how she got bullied when she decided to come out as trans. Here’s what she has to say.
General Hospital Star Cassandra James Opens Up About Being Bullied
According to Cassandra, her parents were a white American father and a Chinese mother, and she was born in Vancouver. She claims that while she was always very close to her mother, she had trouble getting along with her father. Cassandra says this in an interview with L.A. Blade: “She was everything. She was very protective of my femininity throughout my entire childhood. She merely permitted me to be feminine when I was a boy.
Cassandra claims that going to an all-boys school was challenging because she frequently faced peer bullying. I was so physically abused, she recalled. My pencil cases were thrown out of windows as I was shoved and thrown into lockers. There was a lot of teasing. My friends told me we couldn’t be friends with you any more when we were with you when I was eight years old because we get picked on when we are with you.
The actress said, “I have such empathy for my younger self. I was the only young girl roaming the halls of this exclusively male school.
General Hospital News: Cassandra Details Her Childhood
However, with therapy, things improved, and Cassandra came out as transgender in November 2015. She admitted, “I didn’t even really use the word transgender because it was so fascinating.” “I once performed drag. Cassandra was going to be more than just a fictional character to me, I assured my mother.
And the rest is history, as they say. However, in Cassandra’s case, daytime television history is being made because she is the first transgender actress to appear in a leading soap opera.
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