Transgender icon Caitlyn Jenner has been reported as considering ‘de-transitioning’ back to Bruce Jenner.
According to The Wrap, the author of Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America’s Royal Family, Ian Halperin, has suggested Caitlyn has experienced ‘regret’ after becoming a transgender woman.
Halperin is reported as saying:
One source confirmed to me Caitlyn has made whispers of ‘sex change regret,’ hinting she might go back to being Bruce Jenner.
It hasn’t been easy for Caitlyn, it’s been very hard. She’s thrilled she has raised awareness about how transgender people have long been discriminated against but I think there’s a chance she’ll de-transition in the next couple years.
I don’t think it would surprise anybody in her inner circle. It has been much harder than she anticipated. My heart goes out to her and I know her true friends will be there to support her on whatever path she chooses.
Halperin also claimed that Jenner is considering de-transitioning because she is still attracted to women.
The report has already been fiercely rebuffed by a representative of Caitlyn, however, who told NY Daily News:
Not worth commenting on such an idiotic report. Of course it’s not true.
The recent reports that Caitlyn is planning a daring Sports Illustrated photoshoot in the near future, would also seem to fly in the face of the biographer’s claims.
Also, while not commenting on the story directly, Caitlyn herself has tweeted pro-LBGT news since the claims of her planned ‘de-transition’ hit the news:
— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) May 12, 2016
Either way, whatever Jenner decides, we just hope she can find a way to be comfortable in her own skin.