News | Entertainment
26 Sep 2021 19:15
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Caitlyn Jenner will explore her battle with gender identity during the Olympics in a Netflix series titled ‘Untold’

    The 71-year-old former athlete famously won gold at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the men's decathlon, before she came out as transgender decades later with an appearance on the cover of Vanity Fair in July 2015


    Caitlyn has spoken in the past about feeling gender dysphoria while competing in the Olympics, but is now set to explore her struggles with her identity for a forthcoming five-part sports-centred docuseries on Netflix called ‘Untold’.

    In an official trailer for the series, Caitlyn said: "I spent my entire life hiding. I didn't want people to know me, and know who I was.

    “I was an Olympic Champion, the greatest athlete in the world. But I was still the same old person with all the same old issues."

    ‘Untold’ will air weekly on Netflix in five 80-minute episodes, with each one looking back at iconic sports moments throughout history and uncovering the real stories that happened behind the scenes.

    Alongside the ‘I Am Cait’ star, the series will also hear from boxer Christy Martin, tennis player Mardy Fish, basketball star Metta Sandiford-Artest and the United Hockey League team Danbury Trashers.

    In a press release, Netflix said: "’Untold’ gets to the heart of the passion and single-mindedness it takes to be a champion and the ways in which the triumphs can be undone off the field.”

    The first episode of ‘Untold’, which will focus on the Pacers and Pistons' infamous basketball fight from 2004, will premiere on Netflix on August 10.

    Meanwhile, Caitlyn said last year her decision to become an Olympic athlete was influenced by her struggles with her gender identity.

    She said: "As I look back on my life - the impact and why did I do that.

    I think about it all the time, why was I so obsessed, train so hard to do that and accomplish that.

    "It had a lot to do with who I was and the things I was running from, I want to put that on public perspective. The Olympics had a tremendous impact on my life and I'm incredibly proud of those achievements."

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     26 Sep: Jade Thirlwall plans on buying her Little Mix bandmates “in-house spa days” so they can have some time for themselves in between caring for their new babies
     26 Sep: Channing Tatum is set to release his second ‘Sparkella’ book inspired by his daughter
     26 Sep: Jason Derulo has split from Jena Frumes
     26 Sep: Willie Garson’s cause of death was pancreatic cancer
     26 Sep: Billie Eilish found people’s reaction to her style chance “dehumanising”
     26 Sep: Meghan Trainor is “ready for three more kids” after welcoming her son
     26 Sep: Daniel Craig’s only piece of advice to the next actor who plays James Bond is to not “be s***”
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A restless night for All Blacks fullback Jordie Barrett More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Victoria will soon start a 'vaccinated economy' trial for double-dosed residents. Here's what we know More...



     Today's News

    Rugby:
    A restless night for All Blacks fullback Jordie Barrett 18:55

    Law and Order:
    Warriors CEO Cameron George is making no excuses for fullback Reece Walsh after he was charged with one count of cocaine possession 18:35

    Business:
    Victoria will soon start a 'vaccinated economy' trial for double-dosed residents. Here's what we know 18:35

    International:
    Sporting history is made in Western Australia as Perth hosts 2021 AFL grand final with style 18:15

    Boxing:
    Antony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn admits his fighter will have his work cut out to regain his three heavyweight boxing world championship belts 18:05

    Rugby:
    Kiwi UFC fighter Dan Hooker's dash to Las Vegas has been worth the journey 17:55

    Boxing:
    It's back to the drawing board for British boxer Anthony Joshua after being outclassed in his heavyweight title defence by Oleksandr Usyk 17:35

    Law and Order:
    Police are urgently asking for sightings of 27-year-old Mikayla Taiapo and 29-year old Ngahuia Flavell 17:25

    Motoring:
    A broken down bus on State Highway one in the Kapiti Coast has been cleared 16:55

    Entertainment:
    Jade Thirlwall plans on buying her Little Mix bandmates “in-house spa days” so they can have some time for themselves in between caring for their new babies 16:30


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd