It’s a fresh start for not only Bruce Jenner, but also for his kids. Following Bruce’s emotional ’20/20′ interview about his gender identity issues, we got a chance to see an unaired scene with his children discussing the time of their lives when Bruce vanished.
Bruce Jenner, 65, has become a hero to countless people after his tell-all interview with Diane Sawyer on April 24. But the Olympian’s kids admit it was a struggle to get to this point. In an unaired scene from Bruce’s monumental interview, we got the chance to hear his children discuss what it was like when their father disappeared from their lives in the 80’s.
Jenner Kids Speak Out: ‘He’s Disappeared Out Of Our Lives’ — Watch
His daughter recalled a time in the 80’s when Bruce seemed to have vanished from their lives. “We have a very complex relationship, he’s disappeared out of our lives, especially out of my life,” Cassandra Marino told ABC News. “So, I’m looking forward to this next chapter.”
“Us missing a time of our lives is still probably the hardest thing to deal with,” Brandon Jenner told the cameras. “We’re trying to not look back, we’re looking forward.”
Bruce admitted that the gender identity crisis he was enduring, led to him being absent too ofter from his family’s lives. “The big formative years for them, I was really struggling with these issues. I talked with all the boys about this after the fact, that yeah I didn’t do a good job,” Bruce told Diane. “And I apologized to my kids for that.”
But for his kids, all is forgiven and they’re all ready to embark on this new journey with their dad.
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