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Bruce Jenner wants to 'be called Bridgitte' and is seeking advice from a 'sex change coach'
03:07 GMT, 3 April 2014
07:35 GMT, 3 April 2014
Stepping off the plane from his
Thailand family getaway, Bruce Jenner arrived back as reports surfaced
about his 'possible sex change'.
Star Magazine said on Wednesday that the 64-year-old has reached out to his longtime friend transgender rights advocate Renee Richards.
and the doctor - who played tennis in the US Open - have been friends
for a long time and, of course, both had professional sports career so,
according to Star, the reality star has reached out for advice on
whether he should go through gender reassignment surgery.
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New name: Bruce Jenner, pictured Wednesday night, reportedly wants to change his name to Bridgitte
According to Star a source said the former tennis pro is now acting as Bruce's 'sex change coach'.
'Sex change coach': Star Magazine reported that
the 64-year-old has reached out to his longtime friend transgender
rights advocate Renee Richards, pictured 2011
The source said the doctor
told the star the surgery was 'a serious, life-altering procedure and is
not something to do unless you absolutely have no other choice'.
said someone should consider antidepressants first, because life could
become an irreversible train-wreck if you’re not completely certain
about having the surgery.'
reality star is however, considering making the transformation into a
woman enough that the source says he has picked out a female name,
Reports first surfaced that the star was transgender, after he had surgery in February to shave down his Adam's Apple.
the operation - known as chondrolaryngoplasty - can be the first step
in gender reassignment surgery, Bruce told TMZ he underwent the
procedure because 'I just didn't like my trachea'.
On Wednesday Bruce was back in Los Angeles, California, with his family after Keeping Up With The Kardashians went to Thailand.
The star walked out of LAX holding the hand of his estranged wife Kris Jenner, despite the couple separating last year.
Dr. Richards paved the way for
transgender sportspeople after fighting against the United States Tennis
Association requiring female players to be born women.
After being denied entry to the 1976 US Open, Dr. Richards successfully had the New York Supreme Court overturn that ban.
Still close: The star walked out of LAX holding
the hand of his estranged wife Kris Jenner, despite the couple
separating last year