Bruce Jenner is reportedly ‘happier than ever’ now that he’s not “living a lie,” following his admission that he is transgender during his tell-all interview with Diane Sawyer.
The former Olympian is also said to be ‘overwhelmed’ by all the amazing support he’s received on social media after his highly-anticipated interview aired.
We’ve got big love for you, Bruce.
A source has told People Magazine that the 65-year-old seems “very relieved that the interview finally aired,” after speculation circulated about his rumoured transition for months beforehand.
They said that “he is overwhelmed by all the positive comments on social media following the interview,” and that he “feels very good” about what he did to “help other people in his shoes.”
They added: “He also seems very happy that he is moving forward with his transition,” and that he “seems more comfortable with his new life,” and has done for the past couple of weeks.
“He leaves his house wearing lip gloss and nail polish. He seems more confident, relaxed and definitely more happy,” they explained.
A close family source has also spoken about how Bruce is doing after the interview, revealed that he’s “so relieved” that his emotional talk has finally aired.
The revealed that it feels “Like a big weight is off of his shoulders. The whole family is relieved too.”
The source added that Bruce’s transition continues to be an “ongoing process,” adding: “More and more, and certainly in private, he is living as a woman. … Every day is a new experience but he is more comfortable with who he is now than ever before.”
Celebrities, including the Kardashians and Jenners, took to Twitter after the interview aired to share their support for Bruce, calling him a “hero” and applauding his bravery.
Demi Lovato also dedicated her song ‘Warrior’ to him during her New Zealand gig at the weekend.
The singer, who is a friend of the Kardashian Klan, wanted to show some love and support for the former Olympian after he revealed: “Yes, for all intents and purposes – I am a woman.”
All the support for Bruce is really amazing.
Demi, 22, gave Brucey a shout-out when she took to Vector Arena stage in New Zealand, admitting that it was “so cheesy,” but she didn’t care.
According to E!, after revealing that she didn’t actually know who Bruce was until KUWTK, she said to her adoring fans: “Let’s be honest, neither did you.
“But I just want to dedicate this song…It’s so cheesy that I’m even doing this, but whatever. I want to dedicate it to someone who became an even bigger hero last night—Bruce Jenner!
“By the way, never ever thought I’d dedicate a song to him but he was honest and he was open with his story.
“No matter if you agree with it or not, he probably saved so many lives and educated so many people [about] transitioning into becoming a woman and being transgender and what that’s all about.
“So, yeah, I just want to dedicate it to Bruce Jenner.”
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