Bruce Jenner is apparently ready and will unveil his new look as a woman with a Vanity Fair cover photo that will be shot by none other than Annie Leibovitz, according to People. It will mark Jenner’s first full-on photo shoot as a woman and the first time the transgender father of 10 will do a print shoot and interview since he revealed in April that he is transitioning from male to female.
The cover photo is part of a “carefully executed PR plan [that] was concocted with the help of stepdaughter Kim Kardashian and ex-wife Kris Jenner,” reports the New York Daily News. Jenner is also apparently considering arranging for a photographer to “accidentally” come across the former Olympian while running errands as “her,” as Jenner calls his female identity. “He will set it up ahead of time and either come out on a normal day — and from then on he’ll be a woman in his daily life for the public — or he’ll go to a dinner and be in a dress. But it’s likely he’ll ease us into the nighttime look,” says the Daily News source.
The photo shoot will apparently be timed to come out at around the same time as Jenner’s eight-part docuseries about his life that is scheduled to premiere on July 26.