Linda Thompson married a woman — but she did not know it. In her new memoir, A Little Point Named Existence: From Elvis' Graceland to Bruce Jenner's Caitlyn and Songs in Among, the award-winning lyricist, 66, appears back on her 5-yr marriage to Caitlyn Jenner.
who was known as Bruce at the time, and the minute she learned her husband identified as transgender. (Video flashback! View Thompson go over her ex, Presley, while standing following to her new husband, Jenner, in the clip over from 1981!) In 1985, ǋruce came to me 1 day with a very somber seem on his encounter,” writes the mom of Brandon and Brody. “‘There’s anything about me that I seriously need to have to inform you, some thing you want to know.’” Linda Thompson: Ex Elvis Presley Had a ‘Desperate Level’ of Will need Linda Thompson’s Shocking Revelations About Exes Caitlyn Jenner, Elvis Caitlyn Jenner's 'I Am Cait' Canceled: Read through Her Response! At 1st, she thought Jenner, now 66, had cheated on her. But, Thompson says what she was advised was considerably additional earth-shattering. Her husband, she writes, explained, “Əor as long as I can remember, I’ve looked in the mirror and viewed a masculine picture staring back at me, in which there should have been a feminine reflection.
I have lived in the wrong skin, the wrong body, my entire life. It is a living hell for me, and I truly feel that I would like to move forward with the procedure of turning out to be a girl, the female I have always been inside.’” She was speechless. “I was residing in my tiny Malibu cocoon of marital, motherly bliss with my world-champion, muscular, athletic, handsome husband and my two best infant boys,” reveals Thompson, who dated Elvis Presley prior to marrying Jenner. “So my response to Bruce’s shocking deflation was one particular of utter confusion, even desperation.” Her perfect marriage — she admits they hardly ever argued in the 6 many years they have been with each other — was above. ǎvery fiber of my being rebelled at his phrases, which echoed in my head like a cruel taunt,” she writes. “In that moment, the incredibly foundation of this new lifestyle I had constructed with my family members, and my total world, started to crumble.” For far more on Thompson’s partnership with Jenner — and exes Elvis and David Foste r — pick up her new guide, which is out now.