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Caitlyn Jenner Reveals in Memoir She’s Had Sex Reassignment Surgery: Report

Caitlyn Jenner reveals in her upcoming memoir that she underwent sex reassignment surgery in January, according to an excerpt posted by

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The 67-year-old former Olympian reportedly wrote about the operation in her book, The Secrets of My Life, which was co-authored by Buzz Bissinger, who wrote her Vanity Fair June 2015 cover story. “The surgery was a success, and I feel not only wonderful, but liberated,” she reportedly wrote, according to Radar’s excerpt. “I am telling you because I believe in candor. So all of you can stop staring. You want to know, so now you know. Which is why this is the first time, and the last time, I will ever speak of it.” 

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Jenner reportedly went on to explain her decision to undergo the surgery, which was “complex” due to health risks. “So why even consider it? Because it’s just a penis,” the excerpt reads. “It has no special gifts or use for me.”

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Caitlyn Jenner attends the ‘Vanity Fair’ Oscar party in 2016. Karwai Tang/WireImage

The excerpt continues: “I am going to live authentically for the first time in my life. I am going to have an enthusiasm for life that I have not had in 39 years since the Olympics, almost two thirds of my life.” (Jenner’s rep told Us Weekly there will be “no comment at this time” on’s report.)

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The I Am Cait star first revealed in an interview with Diane Sawyer in April 2015 that she was transitioning. Now, two years later, Jenner will be speaking to Sawyer again for a special edition of 20/20 on Friday, April 20. 

The Secrets of My Life hits stores on April 25. 

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