In 2007 mother died in a car accident, and Szecsődi descended into depression and drugs. With the help of the Szecsődi family, father and siblings, Szecsődi entered the 2008 Megasztar, the talent search program on Hungary’s TV2. 10,000 applied, and Szecsődi came 7th.
In 2011, as Kári she came out as trans in a television interview. She defined herself as “not a boy, not a girl, not straight, not bisexual, not gay, just me”. She had top surgery in 2012.
- Orbán Violetta. “A Megasztár énekese nem kellett a TV2-nek - Ezért nem került a Sztárban Sztár leszek! Adásába” Femina, 2019.09.18 . Online. Translation.