Beauty YouTuber NikkieTutorials has returned to YouTube after being robbed at gunpoint and she wants her fans to know that she’s doing okay.
On August 18, Nikkie shared an emotional video about addressing the situation, which occurred on August 8. Nikkie was robbed at gunpoint alongside her fiancé at their residence in the Netherlands — something she referred to as one of her “biggest nightmares.” In her new video, Nikkie wells up with tears at times and takes a few moments to collect herself. “A couple of days ago, Dylan and I were part of my worst nightmares. We were robbed at gunpoint in our own home,” she shared. “I want to let you know that I’m okay. I may not look like I’m okay right now, but I’m okay.”
Nikkie called the whole situation “surreal,” and said that maybe one day she’d be able to tell fans everything, but she’s not quite ready — and is also under some legal restrictions. But through it all, she’s finding respite in the beauty world.
“One thing I won’t let them take away from me is my love of makeup,” she said. “Makeup has helped me through my darkest days… makeup has always been that one thing I could do to clear my mind and focus on some other stuff. It is literally therapy to me.” Nikkie went on to thank her fans for all their support and then began a makeup tutorial on a Barbie to lighten the mood a bit.
“I am so beyond grateful to be able to sit in my studio today and film a brand new video for you guys like nothing ever happened, because makeup will always be therapy to me and I want to thank you for providing a platform where I can truly be me and let go of all fears,” Nikkie said at the end of the video. “I love you so much and hopefully I will see you guys on the next one.” We’re so happy to hear that Nikkie is doing well and wish her nothing but the best.
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