Caitlyn Jenner has been the center of attention of the media since she came out as transgender in April of 2015. However, despite the fact that Jenner has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some things that many people don’t know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Caitlyn Jenner. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: She Was Living a Lie After Winning an Olympic Gold. Jenner won a gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics, and she said in an interview that she would wear a bra and pantyhose underneath her masculine clothes during interviews.
Number Fourteen: Kris Jenner Mistreated Her. Jenner revealed that in his marriage to Kris Jenner, the reason they got divorced could only partially be attributed to her gender transition. She said that 20 percent of the reason they got divorced was gender, and the rest was because of how poorly Kris mistreated her.
Number Thirteen: She Contemplated Suicide. Jenner seriously considered killing herself after news that she was consulting surgeons for a tracheal shave leaked in 2013. After the news appeared online, Jenner contemplated suicide in her Malibu home.
Number Twelve: She Was Not Always the Best Parent. Jenner was admittedly not present in the lives of her first four children: Burt, Cassandra, Brandon, and Brody. She said that she purposely did not go to graduations and was not present for her daughter’s birth. According to Jenner’s second wife, Jenner lacked emotion surrounding her children.
Number Eleven: She Gets a Lot of Inspiring Fan Mail. Jenner said that after her interview with Diane Sawyer, she began receiving loads of positive fan mail. She says that a lot of trans women contact her to say that she inspired them.
Number Ten: She Made Annie Leibovitz Emotional. For the cover shoot with Vanity Fair, Jenner was shot by iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz. Leibovitz, who has photographed thousands of stars, actually teared up while she was photographing her.
Number Nine: She Is Not Doing it for the Attention. Jenner stars in her own docu-series that is meant to lower rates of suicide and attempted suicides among the trans community. She is not doing a show to attract more attention to herself.