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Bruce Jenner says now in an exclusive interview with ABC News: “I’m a woman.”
The Olympic gold medalist and reality star Bruce Jenner reveals the secret now that it has been speculated for decades: “I am a woman in every respect,” he says in an exclusive interview with ABC News.
Olympic gold medalist and reality star Bruce Jenner now reveals the secret that it has been speculated for decades: “I am a woman in every respect,” he says in an exclusive interview with ABC News.
The 65-year-old Bruce Jenner is one of the world’s top athletes after his Olympic gold medal in the decathlon in 1976. In recent years he has also made a name for himself in the reality TV series “Kardashian” as stepfather to siblings Kim, Robert, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian.
At the same time been rumors about his sex for years. On Friday did Bruce Jenner end to all the speculation in an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer when he came out as transgender.
In the interview, Jenner that today he identifies himself as a woman, but that his sex is something he struggled with since childhood. He was 8-9 years old when he began to borrow dresses from her mother’s or sister’s closets when they were not home.
– At the time I did not know why I did it just that it made me feel good, Jenner says in the interview.
He hid his secret well, however, in all the years it was just his ex-wives and sister who knew it. Until recently. Then he revealed who he really is for his mother and his ten children, Bruce Jenner has six biological children.
– All of the kids were crying. Mainly because they did not want anyone to hurt their father. My children are very anxious about me, he says.
In the late eighties he took the female hormone estrogen for five years, and he has also gone through several cosmetic facial surgery. Since one and a half years, he has again started taking hormones. If he will even make more operations can Bruce Jenner did not answer yet, and he says that he has left all the male parts.
– But I identify myself as a woman. It is very difficult for Bruce Jenner to say. Why? Well, because I do not want to disappoint other people.
Meanwhile, Jenner says in the interview that he can no longer live in a lie about who he is.
– My brain is much more females than males. It is hard for people to understand, but that’s what my soul is, he added.
Bruce Jenner has been married three times, explains that there is a difference between gender identity and sexuality, and that he only attracted to women. Which female first name Jenner should switch to wish he did not disclose yet. Just that it begins at K.
His former wives give him all their support to live openly as transgender.
During the interview Jenner refers to herself with male pronouns, only a few times as “Bruce” and “her”. He also told his children that they can continue to call him “Dad”. ABC, as well as DN, therefore chooses to call Jenner “he” in the text.
Not only was I Able to call him my husband for 25 years and father of my children, I Am Now Able to call him my hero.
– Kris Jenner (KrisJenner) April 25, 2015
Love is the courage to live the Truest, best version of yourself. Bruce is love. I love you Bruce. #ProudDaughter Pic.twitter.com/7ZJ6FuMHfU
- West Kim Kardashian (KimKardashian) April 25, 2015
Just finished watching the #BruceJennerInterview with the family. Bruzer, I’m soooo proud of you! Dads really are heros ❤️
– Khloe (khloekardashian) April 25, 2015
Couldn ‘ t Be A more proud daughter. With courage and bravery, let’s change the world. I am honored to stand by Bruce’s side and support him. – Kourtney Kardashian (kourtneykardash) April 25, 2015
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