Linda Thompson Describes When She Learned Caitlyn Jenner's Gender Identity

Thompson said 'it was devastating' when her then-husband told her he identified as a woman.
1:06 | 08/24/16

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Transcript for Linda Thompson Describes When She Learned Caitlyn Jenner's Gender Identity
I'm remarkable husband came to me one day and said I need to tell you something about myself. And he said I identify as a woman. Those words excuse me what does that even mean you identify as a woman he said I am a woman I would like to become female. On the exterior because I've always been female on the inside. Wall that was earth shattering it was devastating. You could have any number of emotions when you heard that you're. Ex husband was taking up with Chris Kardashian what were your feeling. I was in made and I was so elated that Bruce. Was going to be happy in my inexperienced. And nine U and ignorant. Way of perceiving transgender I thought oh he's gonna put the lid on it again and he's gonna stay command and my kids we'll have a father. And in a masculine image and this is home gonna work out fine. And I moved on with my life and I so wanted Bruce to move on with his life or her life whatever would bring. Her happiness.

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