Almost a year on from Caitlyn Jenner’s iconic Vanity Fair magazine cover, it seems she’s finally found a way to outdo herself.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Caitlyn’s gold medal win at the 1976 Olympic Games, and to commemorate the occasion, she’s planning a nude photoshoot with Sports Illustrated magazine, according to reports.
Yes, it has been claimed that Caitlyn will appear in the snaps totally naked, apart from her gold medal and a conveniently-placed American flag.
An insider tells Us Weekly: “She’s excited about it… Caitlyn will wear nothing but an American flag and her Olympic medal.”
Shortly after her Olympic win, Caitlyn - then still living publicly as Bruce Jenner - posed for the cover of Sports Illustrated.
In a blog on The Huffington Post last year, Caitlyn admitted that the gold medal, which she won for the USA in the decathlon, is her “most prized possession”, though she admitted she didn’t like to show it off too much, insisting: “I never wanted my kids to feel like they had to have a gold medal in order to be considered a success.
During the Vanity Fair interview which accompanied her ‘Call Me Caitlyn’ photo-shoot, she admitted that while her Olympic victory had been a big moment, she felt more proud of the transgender advocacy she was about to embark on.
“I was probably at the games because I was running away from a lot of things. OK, [I’m] very, very proud of the accomplishment, I don’t want to diminish that accomplishment, but the last few days, in doing this shoot, was about my life and who I am as a person. It’s not about the fanfare, it’s not about people cheering in the stadium, it’s not about going down the street and everybody giving you ‘that a boy, Bruce,’ pat on the back...
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