Updated: March 2, 2023 | 3:19 p.m.
Kayla Lemieux – the Canadian high school teacher who went viral for sporting gigantic boobs in class – has been furloughed after The Post revealed she doesn’t always wear the Z-cup prostheses outside of school. school.
During a recent interview with The Post, Lemieux adamantly denied wearing fake breasts.
“I don’t wear breast implants. These are real. My condition is classified as gigantomastia, which can also be called macromastia or breast enlargement,” she said, although she denied having any evidence of the condition.
The saga has made international headlines, raising questions about who Lemieux is and how she ended up in the firestorm.
Who is Lemieux?
The 39-year-old started teaching at Oakville Trafalgar High School in Ontario in September 2022 and quickly sparked controversy when photos and videos of her unusual way of dressing began circulating.
Lemieux denied wearing prosthetics and said she was “not a transgender person”, but was born intersex.
She told the Post that her alleged gigantomastia is rare.
“It affects women on a very rare basis, but in my case I believe – and my doctor thinks – because I also have XX chromosomes, it has something to do with that, and estrogen hormone sensitivity in is the cause,” Lemieux said.
However, the teacher – who wore feminine clothes, a blonde wig, make-up and her huge breasts during the interview – admitted she had never been officially diagnosed and could offer no proof.
Lemieux also denied being the person photographed by The Post driving Lemieux’s car and then waking up in men’s clothes, with no breasts, who had been identified by a neighbor as the teacher mired in controversy.
She said she was “in transition” after starting hormone replacement therapy in 2021.
“I identify as female. Female. She/her,” Lemieux told the Post. “All my life I have identified as male. this other side of me around the age of 39, it presented itself.
Lemieux explained that men are born with XY chromosomes and women with XX chromosomes.
“Intersex people can have a mix of these two different sets of chromosomes. It may be something they don’t even know. It can show up in other physical attributes at birth, so it can be more obvious or less obvious, depending on the person,” Lemieux said.
Facebook images from five years ago appear to show Lemiuex with a full beard. Other photos show the professor posing in muscle cars.
Impact of the controversy on the school
Oakville Trafalgar High School, school officials and Lemieux were the subject of bomb and gun threats, while students were reportedly threatened with suspension if they recorded the teacher on the school grounds.
“For some kids, because there have been so many bomb threats, it’s now part of their day, which in itself is terrifying,” mother Celina Close told The Post.
Several irate parents called on the Halton District School Board to introduce a dress code for teachers, but the woke board initially rejected it due to concerns about violating Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
In January, the school board agreed to develop a policy requiring educators to maintain an “appropriate and professional” appearance.
Current status of Lemieux
The Halton School District confirmed Lemieux was placed on paid leave on Tuesday.
“Although not currently on an active assignment, the teacher remains employed by the (Halton District School Board),” district representative Heather Francey said at a school meeting, according to the Toronto Sun.
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Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Halton Region MPPs Natalie Pierre, Stephen Crawford and Effie Triantafilopoulos reportedly criticized the council for “abdicating responsibility by failing to put the interests and safety of students first.
The council remained largely silent about Lemieux amid the boob brouhaha.