(LATIMES) — Lilly Wachowski, the younger half of the Wachowski siblings directing duo, has come out as transgender, just as Lana Wachowski did in 2012 while promoting their film “Cloud Atlas.”
Lilly, however, didn’t get to do it on her own timeline: She says she was pushed by a journalist from a British outlet who knocked on her door Monday evening around dinner time.
“He proceeded to explain he was a journalist from the Daily Mail, which was the largest news service in the UK and was most definitely not a tabloid,” the 48-year-old formerly known as Andy Wachowski said in a statement to the Windy City Times, an LGBT weekly in Chicago. “And that I really had to sit down with him tomorrow or the next day or next week so that I could have my picture taken and tell my story which was so inspirational! And that I really didn’t want to have someone from the National Enquirer following me around, did I?”