Bruce Jenner Comes Out: "I Am A Woman"

After months of speculation, Bruce Jenner has put an end to the rumours and has come out as trans, saying, "I am a woman".

Bruce Jenner during an interview with Diane Sawyer

“I identify as female,” said Jenner in his long-anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC last night. “That’s hard for Bruce Jenner to say. Why? I don’t want to disappoint people.”

In the 2 hours, Jenner told how his* wife Kris reacted to the transition, how he has dealt with tabloid sensationalism and his plans for the future. “What I am doing is going to do some good,” Jenner said, “and we’re going to change the world. I really, firmly believe that.”

Media outlets and fellow celebrities are applauding the former Olympian and reality TV star for having the courage to come out amid the media-circus that constantly follows the Kardashian-Jenner Clan. HIs family members tweeted:


Other reactions online:

*Note: Jenner is yet to specify preferred gender pronouns or a new name. Jenner told Sawyer to use male pronouns for the time being.

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