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'American Idol' Contestant Josh 'JDA' Davila Is Now A Woman

Josh ‘JDA’ Davila Is Trans Woman Jaidah Christina

Jan. 4 2015, Published 5:07 p.m. ET

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Josh "JDA" Davila from Season 12 of American Idol is now a woman!

Davila now goes by the name Jaidah Christina and performs at Chicago's biggest Trans-friendly nightclub.

"I am not just crossdressing anymore," Christina told The TV Page. "I am not this gay, feminine boy. I am actually now on hormone replacement therapy. I have been for a year and a half."

Christina explained, "I don't even recognize the person that I used to be on Idol."

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While she has not had surgery, she says, "If I had all the money in the world, I would definitely consider certain expensive surgeries that are available to us Trans women who want to feminize ourselves a little more. But when I look in the mirror, I see someone very, very feminine already. I translate well to a woman. I haven't had any cosmetic procedures whatsoever."

Instead, Christina credits her new look to hormone replacement therapy.

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As for American Idol, she doesn't believe appearance was an issue. "I think they knew that I was a force to be reckoned with, but were so fixated and stuck on the fact that they wanted a female Idol. They knew that from the beginning and we all gossiped about that."



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