These gorgeous pots will zhuzh up even a slightly sad houseplant
These gorgeous pots will zhuzh up even a slightly sad houseplant

Megan Burns

This gorgeous redbrick home in Rathmines is on the market for €825,000
This gorgeous redbrick home in Rathmines is on the market for €825,000

Lauren Heskin

This bright Dublin 8 extension is a masterclass in adding life to a house
This bright Dublin 8 extension is a masterclass in adding life to a house

Megan Burns

10 Netflix picks worth a repeated watch
10 Netflix picks worth a repeated watch

Jennifer McShane

Why I can’t bring myself to post a make-up-free, filter-free selfie
Why I can’t bring myself to post a make-up-free, filter-free selfie

Aisling Keenan

5 clever hacks for a small kitchen
5 clever hacks for a small kitchen

Lauren Heskin

Covid life: How to parent when you have no answers for them
Covid life: How to parent when you have no answers for them

Amanda Cassidy

Image / Editorial

Bruce Jenner Interview Was Awesome


by IMAGE
27th Apr 2015
blank

bruce jenner interview with diane sawyer

As perhaps the most hotly anticipated celebrity interview of the last few years, this weekend, the world (well, the Keeping Up With The Kardashian fans) were glued to Bruce Jenner‘s interview with Diane Sawyer. By all accounts, it was rather triumphant, and not the tacky, sensationalist crap we might have initially expected. Bruce was honest, giving and painted a pretty clear picture of what it’s been like to go through a transition under the scrutinising glare of the media. Whether he meant to or not, former Olympian Bruce has become quite the spokesperson for transgender rights, and no doubt, will have amassed a huge, new following on account of this interview.

Back in the 70s, Jenner was adhering to every stereotypical tenet of masculinity, but it was never who he was. Over the years, it became more and more difficult for Bruce to deny his true identity, however as the main man of the Kardashian/Jenner house, deciding to start identifying as a woman wasn’t as easy as ABC. Over the years on the reality TV show, Bruce largely slipped into the background, letting his wife Kris and larger than life daughters take centre stage. During his two hour interview with broadcasting veteran Sawyer, however, it seems Bruce came back to life.

“It’s gonna be tough… I’ve been thinking about this day forever. What I should do with my life? How do I tell my story?”

“One thing that’s so important in this whole process is, we have to keep our sense of humor about this, okay?” Jenner told Sawyer at the outset. “It’s honestly, it’s really pretty funny, me of all people, Bruce Jenner, has to deal with this issue, running away from all of this stuff.”

“I want to know how this story ends…??I would like to think that we could save some lives here.”

And just like that, a transgender hero was born.

Did you catch the full interview? Watch below.

@CarolineForan

Also Read

Taylor Swift
EDITORIAL
I was not a fan of Taylor Swift. Then I watched her documentary

The documentary Miss Americana has shown a different side to...

By Edaein OConnell

shells cafe
EDITORIAL
A Sligo cottage is transformed into a cool and cosy surfers’ haven

Still one of our favourite homes ever, the easy-breezy interiors...

By IMAGE Interiors & Living

Rosanna Davidson and her twin boys
premium REAL-LIFE STORIES, PARENTHOOD
Rosanna Davidson: ‘I had sort of accepted that I was a girl who couldn’t have a baby herself’

For Mother's Day Lia Hynes sits down with Rosanna Davidson, whose exceptional journey into motherhood has given many hope.

By Lia Hynes

Women with MS who take medication, especially immunosuppressants, cannot become pregnant unless they come off medication.
premium HEALTH & WELLNESS, REAL-LIFE STORIES
I had to weigh up the possibility of losing my mind against losing my future children

Holograms of the children she may never have dance across Dearbhla Crosses' mind as an MS diagnosis and Covid-19 are unwelcome reminders of her biological clock ticking.

By Dearbhla Crosse

Has society become more tolerant of the idea of dating interracially?
premium IMAGE WRITES, REAL-LIFE STORIES, RELATIONSHIPS
Interracial dating: “People kept asking ‘where is she from?'”

With diversity on the rise, what struggles do interracial couples continue to face today? Filomena Kaguako speaks to three couples about their experiences.

By Filomena Kaguako

blank
EDITORIAL
MHQ: ‘Before we put more countries on the list, we must know how they will be taken off’

By Amanda Cassidy

Keith-_-Tara_130_Web Shantanu Starick painting kitchen cabinets
EDITORIAL
How to limit drips and brush strokes while painting kitchen cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets can be transformative and can be achieved relatively low-cost,...

By Amanda Kavanagh