After two years since Caitlyn Jenner first sat down with Diane Sawyer, the reality TV star joins her again on ‘20/20’, to chat about how her life has changed. The interview, which comes just days before Jenner is set to release her highly anticipated memoir, ‘The Secrets Of My Life’.
Jenner confirmed that she had "final surger,." “I do mention in the book everything I did,” Jenner told Sawyer. “But I wasn’t less of a woman the day before I had the surgery than I was the day after I had the surgery, because that did not define who I am as a human being.”
She added that she had “no regrets, none whatsoever.” Beyond that, Jenner didn’t want to talk about the details, telling Sawyer, “That doesn’t mean in the future that I have to talk about it, that I’m going to dwell. The media may but I’m not going to dwell on that subject,” she said. “And I would make a suggestion to all people out there — don’t ask the question. It’s not an appropriate question to ask any trans person.”
Caitlyn also opened up about her relationship with her children in the special, admitting that her transition has been hard on her six biological children (Burt and Cassandra with first wife Chrystie Scott, Brandon and Brody with second wife Linda Thompson, and Kendall and Kylie with third wife Kris) and four step children (Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob Kardashian).
"Some [of my children] I have remained very close to," she said. "A couple of them … I'm a little more distant. I have to admit, I'll sit here and wonder, 'Is it because of my transitioning? Or is it because their life is so busy that they don't call, like, all the time?'"
"Nobody calls that much," Caitlyn confessed. "I mostly reach out to them. Obviously, the Jenner side calls more, but they all have their own lives."
"It's never easy when you go through something -- transition like I did. Everybody in the entire family has to make some major, major, major adjustments, and that's not easy on me and it's not easy on them," she shared, admitting that there were times that she wasn't always the best parent.
"There's no excuse for not being a good parent, no matter how many problems that you have. No excuse for that," Caitlyn said.