Bruce Jenner: The Interview
Bruce Jenner publicly told the world, “To all intents and purposes, I am a woman”as he comes out as a transgender during an interview with Diane Sawyer. When asked why now at age 65, he said, “I can’t pull back the curtain anymore.”
He said, “My brain is much more female than it is male. That’s what my soul is. Bruce lives a lie. She is not a lie. I can’t do it anymore.”
He said that at age eight or nine, he wanted to do something he had never done before — put on a dress. Bruce Jenner said at that time he didn’t know why he was doing besides “it just made me feel good.” He said he did put on his sister’s dress and went outside, wearing his mother’s scarf to cover his short hair.
Jenner said he told his first wife, Christie, about his “issues” and that he likes to cross-dress. They broke up after a few years. He got married a second time, this time to Linda Thompson. They ended up in counselling and then broke up. Jenner said gender was the reason for their break-up.
Bruce Jenner started taking hormones in the 1980s and took estrogen for five years. He started to alter his appearance at that time.
Jenner says when he married @ she saw him dressed in women’s clothing. But didn’t she say she didn’t know he wanted come out as transgender? #. Did he diss her during the interview saying, “I lovED her?”
He said due to the constant hounding by the paparazzi, he began to contemplate suicide, but said he wanted to see how the story ended.