Caitlyn Jenner felt under pressure to get naked on 'I'm A Celebrity'

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Caitlyn Jenner claimed she felt pressure to show her body in 'I'm A Celebrity' (Credit: ITV)
Caitlyn Jenner claimed she felt pressure to show her body in 'I'm A Celebrity' (Credit: ITV)

Caitlyn Jenner has claimed she felt under pressure from I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! bosses to get naked on camera.

The 70-year-old reality TV star - who came out as a trans woman in 2015 - took part in the ITV jungle show last year.

Jenner was asked on Loose Women if she felt under pressure to wear a bikini on the show.

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She looked emotional as she replied: ““You have no idea the anxiety I’ve gone through to wear a bathing suit. That was like the biggest…I did it first on my show I Am Cait and I was scared to death. I didn’t want to.”

Caitlyn Jenner arrives at the Comedy Central ROAST OF ALEC BALDWIN held at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, September 7, 2019. (Photo By Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA)
Caitlyn Jenner wanted to show the world that her life as a trans woman is good (Credit: PA)

Jenner added: “When you go in they give you dos and don’t, no swearing, but nudity’s okay. I said, ‘Wait a second, this doesn’t seem right!’ To be honest, I knew they wanted to get some kind of shot of something like that and I wasn’t about to give it to them. It’s private moments.”

The former Olympic athlete and Keeping Up With The Kardashians star - who underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2017 - did wear a black bikini to use the shower on the reality show, but her fellow campmates former a curtain of towels around so she could have privacy from the cameras as she changed.

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Jenner said she took part in I’m A Celebrity as a statement.

She said: “I think it’s very important the gender non-conforming world or the trans world, we’re not hiding. I’m out there. I’m going to live a life. I want people to see that - that I’ve had a life and that life is good.”

A spokesperson for ITV declined to comment.

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