Bruce Jenner is ready to open up! The Kardashian patriarch and former Olympian has reportedly hired a high-powered publicist and is gearing up to make a statement on his own terms about being transgender.
It’s no secret that Bruce Jenner, 65, has been through some life changes since his 2013 split from Kris Jenner. Now, the motivational speaker is preparing to make a public statement and is reportedly, “determined to be a role model for other individuals and families grappling with gender identity.”
Bruce Jenner’s Public Statement: Discuss Transition To Becoming A Woman — Report
Bruce is finally ready to put the rumors to rest and reveal that he is transgendered, Us Weekly reports. The publications reports that Kris is not happy and is in denial over the change, “She doesn’t talk about it and refuses to acknowledge it.”
But, it is now out of her control. Bruce has handled a publicist, “to ensure that he comes forward on his own terms.” The publication says that Bruce will issue a public statement and that he will give his first tell-all interview to Diane Sawyer.
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Bruce also has a docuseries in the works that will reveal more about his transition. Us Weekly says that the series is, “very normal in that it’s just about Bruce living his life, it will also cover his physical transformations.”
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Bruce has informed all of his children and step children about his transformation — but Scott Disick was reportedly the most surprised by the news, People reveals.
Scott apparently, “didn’t react very well …. but it now on board,” the publication claimed. “They all came all around pretty quickly,” the source added. “But each of them had to process it in their own way. All they want is for him to be happy.”
Meanwhile, Kanye West had a very different reaction. “He is totally fine with it,” the insider said. “He believes in live and let live, and he took it all in stride. He and Kim are just trying to show Bruce love and acceptance – complete acceptance.”
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— Caitlin Beck