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Laith Ashley as a child.  The Transgender actor in Lavender Haze Music Video.

Taylor Swift has cast transgender model Laith Ashley as her love interest in the Lavender Haze music video. Since posting about the new music video of her latest album, Midnights, Laith Ashley has acquired over 300,000 new Instagram followers.

The guy in Taylor Swift Music Video
Who is Laith Ashley?

Laith Ashley is a transgender model and LGBTQ advocate. He gained fame in 2015 when he became the first openly transgender model to walk in a New York Fashion Week show. Since then, he has become a prominent figure in the LGBTQ community and has used his platform to raise awareness and support for transgender rights.

Ashley was born in the Bronx, New York and began his transition while working as a hairstylist. He began modeling in 2014 and quickly gained attention for his unique look and powerful presence on the runway. In 2015, he made history by becoming the first openly transgender model to walk in a New York Fashion Week show for designer Chromat.

Guy in Taylor Swift Lavender Haze

Since his breakthrough moment, Ashley has become a prominent figure in the LGBTQ community, using his platform to raise awareness and support for transgender rights. He has been featured in various campaigns and editorials, including a spread in Vogue India. He is also actively involved in various LGBTQ organizations, including the Hetrick-Martin Institute, which provides support for LGBTQ youth.

Laith Ashley as a child

In addition to his modeling and advocacy work, Ashley is also an aspiring singer and performer. He has released several singles and has also been featured in music videos. He is also working on a book about his life and experience as a transgender man. Overall Laith Ashley is a role model and advocate in the LGBTQ community and continues to inspire and empower others through his work in fashion and the arts.

Watch the Taylor Swift Lavender Haze music video here.