Radar Online published an exclusive story a few days ago about Taylor Lianne Chandler, the girlfriend of Olympic champion Michael Phelps. The story was a shocker and claimed that Taylor Chandler was born as a man but that she had a sex change in her teens.
Speaking up for the first time since the story broke, Taylor Chandler has explained to the world that she was not born a man – she was an intersex baby. This means that Taylor was born with both male and female organs.
According to Taylor’s interview, “I was born with male genitalia with no testicles, but I also have a uterus and no ovaries…I was never a man, never lived as a man. No one can say they knew me as a man or produce a photo of me as a man.”
After giving an exclusive tell-all to the Radar Online, she took to her Facebook page to share her disappointment with the reaction of the world saying, “Two steps forward and 100 steps backwards. That is what life feels like to me right now. In a world of educated people that had all the facts of intersex and what it means and then to sell a magazine say Michael Phelps is dating a MAN. I have cried now for an hour, thrown up anything in my system till I dry heaved. I just can’t believe this is happening in 2014!”
She reveals that she was an intersex baby and her birth name was David Roy Fitch.
Taylor says ‘In my early teens I was medically diagnosed and went on testosterone blockers, at 15 estrogen enhancers. My birth certificate was modified along with my name while I was a teenager, prior to any corrective surgery. I originally changed my name to Paige Victoria Whitney. At 16 I legally emancipated from my family. I had already left home at 15. At 18 I got in trouble twice, once for a bad check and then a DUI. At 19 I thought it would be smart to blackmail someone into giving me the money for my surgery. As soon as I received the money I was arrested and charged with extortion. I spent 30 days in jail because I was too ashamed to tell my family what happened thinking no one knew. Even though my birth certificate and drivers license said female they put me in a cell with 3 men and I was raped.’
Michael Phelps, who is currently in Rehab and has been dating his 12 years older girlfriend since August and is said not to have known about the past of Taylor Lianne Chandler.
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