- Caitlyn Jenner came out a transgender woman ix years ago
- She was formerly known as Bruce Jenner, stepfather to the Kardashian clan and father to Kylie and Kendall
- The 71-year-old still prefers to be called dad by her children
Former Olympic champion Caitlyn Jenner who was once known as Bruce transitioned into a woman when she was 65 years old.
The decision was received with both support and criticism from her fans.
Now 71, the lady who was once married to reality star Kris Jenner has explained why she still allows her children to call her “dad.”
During a chat with her daughter Kylie as the two sat for a makeup session, the latter asked Caitlyn why she still bears the tag with so much pride.
The 71-year-old stated that a lot of people have expressed their confusion at the issue and often tell her to refer to herself as her children’s mother.
“Some people say, ‘you are the mother’. No I am not! I am the dad and have always been,” Caitlyn said.
The reality star who featured a lot in Keeping Up With The Kardashians stated that she will always view herself as her children’s father till the day she dies.
“I will be their father until the day they die or I die,” she added.
She also added that it makes her happy to see how free and assertive she has become.
The former Olympian revealed she used to sneak around and lie before she transitioned from a man to a woman.
Not too long ago, Caitlyn celebrated her 71st birthday and had tributes pouring in from her famous colleagues, friends and members of the Kardashian-Jenner clan.
Caitlyn has six children namely Burt, Brody, Cassandra, Brandon, Kendall and Kylie - with the youngest two being the globally famous model and the makeup mogul.
Both Kendall and Kylie took to their Instagram stories to wish Caitlyn a happy 71st and share some cute pictures.