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“I Can Handle Anything” – Caitlyn Jenner Covers “The Advocate” Magazine’s February/March 2016 Issue




Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner gets candid with the Advocate magazine as she covers the February/March 2016 issue.

In it the 66-year-old talks about how coming out has been for her. See excerpts below.


On the fears she had just prior to coming out as trans: “All those things certainly go through your mind. But it’s natural. You’re going from such a strong image – male, athletic, superstar, Wheaties-box iconic kind of stuff – and leaving that to go to, quote, ‘to the weaker sex’…certainly, I don’t see it that way. And although I really felt like I was doing the right thing, and I’m so happy that the response has been good, I was afraid I would really lose something in my life. But my main concern was really only my kids. I don’t want to do anything to embarrass them.”

On criticism about things she’s said about being a woman: “What does this whole thing mean to me? …There’s more to being a woman than hair and makeup. So recently, I’ve been trying to study up on it. My publicists’ assistant told me to read this book [How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran]. It’s actually very good and very funny. What I realized, when going through this book, is how my experience is so different than what a normal woman’s would be growing up – that’s obvious. The second chapter was about having your period. OK? I will never deal with that. So there is so much in life that I need to learn about who I am and be authentic with myself. But I never want to assume that this whole thing called womanhood, that I could ever experience all of that. I will be able to live authentically as female, but I’ve missed so much.”

On looking good as a celebrity: “Kimberly [Kardashian West] says, ‘If you do go out, you’ve got to rock it, baby!’ You cannot let [the paparazzi] get that picture. They’ll take a picture of you with no makeup on, lousy outfit – and they’ll use it forever. You’ll never get rid of it. Kim’s very good at that stuff. It does take a little bit more work if you do go out. You’ve got to at least look good, at least the best you can. But there’s more to life and womanhood than just that. And those are things I’m learning; I’m trying to read up on it. I’m trying to understand it because it’s all new to me.”

For more from Caitlyn, visit

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  1. Donald

    January 6, 2016 at 2:58 am


  2. chi-e-z

    January 6, 2016 at 3:45 am

    sure you can BRUCE sure you can… the only question is can everything handle you… *politely smh* …. please don’t drink and drive people!

  3. Ehennow

    January 6, 2016 at 5:07 am

    What this woman wannabe needs is a huge duck to shut the hell up . You can handle anything Iranu oshi

    • ElessarisElendil

      January 6, 2016 at 5:19 am

      The Internet provides always.

      In 2016 BellaNaija will allow us post pictures direct. Amen, Amin! na afa Jesu.

  4. Kaka

    January 6, 2016 at 7:35 am

    He is actually a beautiful woMAN sha…

  5. ATL's finest

    January 6, 2016 at 7:50 am

    Lmao! She’s still learning mtchew. There’s more to womanhood than just clothes and pumps Ms. Cait

  6. ITOFA

    January 6, 2016 at 9:04 am

    This yeye man again

  7. Nneka

    January 6, 2016 at 9:30 am

    Dis yeye fool. Dey God dey strike him well well

  8. Okada man

    January 6, 2016 at 9:39 am

    O ga o! Lord have mercy…

  9. Alice

    January 6, 2016 at 9:47 am

    Hello Bruce

  10. lauryn

    January 6, 2016 at 10:56 am

    Dang! She looks good but for those strong manly hands… she coulda fooled me.

  11. Becca

    January 6, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    Looks good, like Kendall at 60 odd

  12. prince

    January 6, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    Caitlyn Jenner, she looks good but my question is does her children have a father

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