People Magazine has confirmed that American Olympian and patriarch of the famous Kardashian/Jenner family, Bruce Jenner, is transitioning to a woman.
According to the magazine the news was confirmed by a source close to the family.
“Bruce is transitioning to a woman,” the source said. “He is finally happy and his family is accepting of what he’s doing. He’s in such a great space. That’s why it’s the perfect time to do something like this.”
Rumours has been swelling since 2014, when Jenner, following his separation from his wife Kris, was pictured in public with longer hair, make up and nail polish.
Jenner also underwent surgery to shave down his Adam’s apple.
According to People, Jenner’s family which include his stepdaughters, stars of the E! reality show, Keeping up With the Kardashian, Kim, Kourtney and Khloe, are in support of him.
Kim who is married to rapper, Kanye West, recently said publicly that Bruce was going through “a journey.”
Apart from his step daughters and stepson, Rob, Jenner has six children: Cassandra, 34, Burt, 36 (with ex-wife Chrystie Crownover); sons Brandon, 33 and Brody, 31 (with ex-wife Linda Thompson); and daughters Kendall, 19 and Kylie, 17 (with Kris Jenner).
“It is an intense thing. Of course not everyone is 100 percent on board. Different people have different reactions. But everybody loves him,” the source told People.
People also reported that a reality show is in the works and it would document Jenner’s transition.