However, she came to wider attention in August 2021 after she was arrested on suspicion of incest. A leaked phone call led some to suggest she was in a sexual relationship with her elderly mother, 79.
According to a report in Insider, Chan was being held in Central Virginia Regional Jail at the time.
The YouTuber was arrested in 2021YouTube/Chris Chan
Screenshots from a 4chan post claimed that Chandler escaped through the window of a courthouse bathroom.
Despite it becoming one of the biggest rumours on the internet, it looks like it’s very much not true.
Chris is reportedly still currently being held at the Central Virginia Jail. The jail confirmed with Passionfruit [via Daily Dot] that, “as far as [it] knows,” she is still there. Chris’s lawyer Dave Heilberg stated: “I cannot confirm or comment about any rumors, but I am unaware that Ms. Chandler ‘escaped’.”
Chris is a trans woman who came out as transgender in 2014 after originally identifying as a man. She was diagnosed with autism at the age of five or six.
She has been subjected to trolling online over recent years, with the image-sharing site Kiwi Farms set-up at least in part in order to harass her.
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