Jackie Evancho Bullied Online For Performing At Donald Trump’s Inauguration — But She Says Her Family Is Used To Being Trolled…

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Jackie Evancho made a risky decision by agreeing to perform the national anthem at Donald Trump‘s inauguration.

Unfortunately, after the America’s Got Talent alum announced her presidential gig on Wednesday’s the Today show, countless Twitter trolls flocked to the social media site in order bully the 16-year-old for her decision.

Tsk, tsk!

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Despite Miz Evancho’s announcement being politically neutral — after all, she’s also performed for Barack Obama — numerous people have SLAMMED the teenager for supporting the controversial President-elect (below).

We mean, we’re not the biggest Drumpf fans either, but even we think this is harsh. The girl can’t even legally vote yet, calm down.

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However, you may be shocked to learn that the opera prodigy has a long history of dealing with harassment like this as Evancho explained to People:

“My family is kind of a big target. I have a transgender sister and so a lot of hate goes towards us.”

Oof, we can only imagine! In case you forgot, Jackie’s sister Juliet revealed she was transgender at the Global Lyme Alliance‘s inaugural gala last year.

Not to mention, the Evancho family has been active in the fight for transgender equality as Juliet is one of three students suing a Pennsylvania school district over its transphobic bathroom policy. It’s said Juliet and her peers are asking a federal judge to force the school to allow them to use restrooms which corresponds with their gender identity. YASSSSS!

Thankfully, not all of the feedback Jackie receives is negative as she added:

“I also get a lot of love. We pay most attention to that.”

Smart, smart! Also, we can’t really blame Jackie for being pumped about the performance as it is one of the biggest gigs of the year. She quipped:

“I feel like it’s going to be a big audience, and I love big audiences.”

That she does. The classical artist previously SLAYED it for the Obamas the National Christmas Tree Lighting in 2010 — and it appears she hopes her upcoming inauguration showing will be just as successful. The talented teen concluded:

“I remember that I got a lot of applause and that everyone was really impressed, so I’m hoping the same thing happens.”

Same, girl. Same.

The boos can wait until Trump speaks.

[Image via Instagram.]

Dec 15, 2016 2:45pm PDT

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