Former WWE wrestler Gabbi Tuft came out as transgender this week, calling her saga a “thrilling story of gender transitioning.”
Tuft — who wrestled professionally under the name Tyler Reks in the late 2000s and early 2010s — shared the news in a press release Thursday.
Gabbi Tuft said she left the house and walked with her “head up high” for the first time Thursday after she came out as transgender.
Gabbi is about to share her thrilling story of gender transitioning from a former WWE Superstar, Body Builder, Fitness Guru, Motivational Speaker, and Motorcycle Racer to a fun-loving and fabulous female,” the release reads.
“She has been finally set free and is ready to rule her world.”
Tuft officially announced the news on social media Thursday. In an Instagram photo, she sat alongside an image of herself before her transition. “This is me,” she wrote in the caption. “Unashamed, unabashedly me. This is the side of me that has hidden in the shadows, afraid and fearful of what the world would think; afraid of what my family, friends, and followers would say or do.”
“I am no longer afraid and I am no longer fearful,” she wrote. “I can now say with confidence, that I love myself for WHO I am.”
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