Photo Courtesy CNN via Instagram
Photo Courtesy CNN via Instagram
“This is me,” Tuft wrote in an Instagram post coming out as transgender. “Unashamed, unabashedly me.”
The former wrestler was active in the WWE from 2009-2012 under the ring name “Tyler Reks.” In 2012, she left WWE fame to spend more time with her wife, Priscilla, and their daughter.
But her post-wrestling life wasn’t always smooth sailing.
“The previous eight months have been some of the darkest of my entire life,” Tuft wrote on Instagram. “The emotional turmoil of being transgender and having to face the world has almost ended me on multiple occasions.”
“However,” she said, “the day I stopped caring about what other people thought, was the day I truly became limitless and allowed my authentic self to come into the light.”
Read the full story at CNN | US News.

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