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He had usually been a masculine for reduction than a year, so Tyler Ford was during a waste on Tuesday night’s part of”The Glee Project,”whose thesis was “sexuality.”
Ford, who is transgender, was among 14 people comparison to contest for a seven-episode story arc on a Fox array “Glee” around a Oxygen Network’s reality-audition show. Ford survived a initial 3 episodes before being placed on a “Not Called Back” list Tuesday night.
“I’m a really inner person, and my passionate and regretful life usually started, like, 7 months ago,” Ford pronounced during a episode, that was taped in a spring. “I’m unhappy about withdrawal everyone, though I’m usually really grateful for a opportunity. Every impulse was amazing.”p
“He’s usually not ready,” a judges said.
Ford, 21, who graduated from Spanish River High in Boca Raton in 2009, was famous as Brittany Ford until final June, when he began holding hormone shots. He was comparison for a uncover during a casting call in Nov in Nashville.
Tuesday night’s episode, with guest Naya Rivera (Sofia Lopez on “Glee”), enclosed a strain video that placed a contestants in a high propagandize sex-education class, where they detonate into strain in what a producers called “a boys-versus-girls-sexoff.”
Judges pronounced Ford “disappeared” in a organisation video, and he agreed.
Ford had been attending Vanderbilt University, though says he’s now going to live in Los Angeles and pursue a career in music.
“Like everyone, my categorical idea has always been to get a record deal, go on a universe debate and win Grammys,” he pronounced Wednesday. “But for now, it’s usually to pull myself to do a really best we can.”
He had hoped for a storyline as a transgender tyro on “Glee,” something he thinks would enthuse those on paths identical to his, and assistance a open turn some-more gentle with transgenders.
Just by being on “The Glee Project” achieved that, pronounced Matt Kane, of a Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
“By including a transgender masculine competitor this season, ‘The Glee Project’ authorised America to learn a bit some-more about transgender teenagers today,” Kane said. “Reality TV shows like’The Real World’and’Dancing With a Stars’have enclosed some of a most-groundbreaking representations of transgender people that have not usually been renouned among audiences, though desirous so many to accept and welcome transgender people for who they are.”
Ford’s mother, Melanie Ford, says she is “very proud” of Tyler’s showing, generally his opening of “Smile” by Charlie Chaplin, that was reserved to him dual hours before he had to sing it (and he hadn’t listened of it.)
“It was his best ever,” Melanie Ford said. “He sang a crap out of that, for never carrying sung it. Of course, I’m his mother.”
“Glee” plucked 4 people from final year’s “The Glee Project” for a most-recent season. Damian McGinty (Irish sell tyro Rory Flanagan) and Samuel Larsen (dreadlocked Joe Hart) have seen their tract lines run over 7 episodes. Two-episode stints went to runners-up Lindsay Pearce (whose opening during a mixer stirred despondent Kurt and Rachel to sob) and Alex Newell (the transgender member of opposition Vocal Adrenaline).