Emma Corrin opens up about 'intimate' first time using a chest binder

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Photo credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images
Photo credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

The Crown's Emma Corrin has opened up about their first time using a chest binder, referring to the experience as "very intimate" and a "journey", alongside a series of portraits.

In the Instagram post shared on July 6, Emma can be seen wearing a chest binder – a piece of fabric or garment used to help flatten the appearance of the chest. They captioned the post: "Some time before I bought my first binder, messing around with @sirdavidsimon, we used boxing wrap, thanks for capturing this with me, very intimate, very new, very cool. It’s all a journey right. Lots of twists and turns and change and that’s ok! Embrace it."

Emma also tagged the trans-owned company g2cb, which manufactures binders, in the post.

In the comments section, fans shared their love for Emma and praised them for opening up about the experience. "Thank you for sharing your journey with us, love u [sic]" said one fan, while another commented "this is so powerful 🖤."

Although Emma hasn't spoken publicly about their sexuality or gender, just a few weeks earlier, The Crown star changed their pronouns on Instagram to she/they. On April 7, Emma also referred to themself as "queer" in an Instagram post.

In the photo Emma wore a wedding gown and veil, and captioned the pic: "ur fave queer bride [sic]."

Emma played Princess Diana in series four of Netflix's hit show, The Crown, and is also starring alongside Harry Styles in the upcoming film, My Policeman.

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