Ex-WWE Superstar Gabbi Tuft has officially come out as transgender. The 42-Year-old popularly known as Tyler Reks in the ring made the affirmation in a lengthy press release and via a post on her Instagram page, where she wrote: ‘This is me. Unashamed, Unabashedly me,’ alongside a photo of herself.
Ex-WWE Superstar Gabbi Tuft, known as ‘Tyler Reks’ has come out as transgender
Tuft, an ex-FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion, explained that she had kept this side of her in the shadows as she was afraid of what the world would think. Nonetheless, she’s no longer scared or perhaps fearful.
The 42-Year-Old had kept this side of her in the shadows, but she’s no longer scared or fearful
In her statement, the Bodybuilder and Motorcycle racer claim she has been finally set free and ready to rule her world. ‘Despite his success during and after his WWE career, Gabe was still wrestling with a secret persona dwelling deep within him. This is a persona he has been hiding in the loud silence of his soul since childhood.’ The release said.
Tuft’s professional wrestling career had spanned from 2007 to 2014
The statement added that the last eight months had been the darkest of Tuft’s entire life, revealing that she went through a lot emotionally, but after she stopped caring about what other people think, she felt limitless. Gabbi Tuft thanked her wife Priscilla, with whom she shares a 9-year-old daughter named Mia.
Gabbi Tuft thanked her wife Priscilla, with whom she shares a 9-year-old daughter named Mia
‘Despite his success during and after his WWE career, Gabe was still wrestling with a secret persona dwelling deep within him.’ A release said
However, Tuft is happy that some of her close friends and family members accepted her for who she is but made it clear that she doesn’t expect everyone to agree or understand her. ‘Just know that the outer shell might change, but the soul remains the same.’ Tuft advised. She concluded by pledging she will always be transparent and truthful to herself and light to those in need.
Tuft is happy that some of her close friends and family members accepted her and pledged to be transparent and truthful
The Full Detail Of Tuft’s Press Release
Tuft equally uploaded a teaser video from her upcoming interview with Extra, where she spoke about her gender transition and how that has affected her relationship with loved ones and wife Priscilla. Nonetheless, Tuft’s professional wrestling career had spanned from 2007 to 2014 and had boasted appearances at WrestleMania, Raw, and Smackdown.