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Unusual but true: Call me madam

( Updated: 2015-06-05 09:01

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Olympic medalist Bruce Jenner now a cover girl

Unusual but true: Call me madam

Caitlyn Jenner appears on the front cover of Vanity Fair. [Photo/IC]


Bruce Jenner, 65, became the highest profile American to identify as transgender when the former Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star, who is transitioning to life as a woman, revealed her new name as Caitlyn and posed in a white strapless leotard on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine.

"I'm so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self. Welcome to the world Caitlyn." said Jenner on her Twitter account.

Kim Kardashian, Jenner's stepdaughter, voiced admiration over the Vanity Fair photographs.

Unusual but true: Call me madam

File photo of Bruce Jenner

Unusual but true: Call me madam

In this July 30, 1976, photo, Bruce Jenner of the US crosses the finish line to win the 1,500m and claim gold in the decathlon at the Montreal, Canada Olympics [Photo/IC]

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