After the incident, Araújo confessed to her parents, Severino Araújo and stay-at-home Terezinha Araújo, both , that she saw herself as a woman, not a man, and was attracted to males.
Thinking that the employee's intention was only to help her, Araújo confessed she was gay.
At 15 years of age, she married a man twenty years older and lived in.
The relationship lasted four years and soon after it ended, Araújo returned to to find work and complete high school.
Legally, her name was Patrícia Oliveira.
Her older brother, whose name she never disclosed, wanted her to be expelled from the house because of it, but her parents supported her.
In 2009 Araújo was featured in.
In April 2009 she posed along with the model Pamela Sanches, for the magazine A Gata da Hora.