Bruce Jenner In Emotional Diane Sawyer Interview: 'I Am A Woman'
In a much-anticipated, exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer Friday night (April 24), Bruce Jenner confirmed that he does, in fact, identify as female. "Yes, I am a woman," the 65-year-old said.
After months of speculation, Jenner finally addressed the rumors surrounding his gender identity on ABC's "20/20." During his sit-down with Sawyer, Jenner announced that he has "lived a lie," but that he "can't do that any longer."
“I hate that terminology, 'girl stuck in a guy’s body,'” Jenner admitted. "I’m me. I’m a human being. I’m not stuck in anybody’s body. I’m just me."
In a highly symbolic moment-- and an immensely historic moment for LGBTQ people everywhere-- Bruce Jenner pulled out his ponytail, letting down his hair for the whole world to see. Soon, Bruce plans to re-emerge as 'Her.'
"What I'm doing is going to do some good," Jenner said. "And we're gonna change the world. I really firmly believe that, that we're going to make a difference in the world with what we're doing."
Stay tuned for updates as Bruce Jenner's historic interview continues.
Editors note: While Bruce Jenner has stated that he identifies as a woman, we have used the male pronoun throughout this article in keeping with his current stated pronoun preference.