Jamie Lee Curtis has proudly revealed her youngest little one is transgender.
The 62-year-old actress outdated AARP magazine this month that the youngest little one she shares along with her husband, Christopher Visitor, has transitioned from male to feminine.
She stated that she and Visitor ‘have watched in marvel and delight as our son’ — who was beforehand generally known as Thomas — ‘grew to become our daughter Ruby.’
Curtis additionally revealed that Ruby is planning to get married subsequent yr.
Ruby, 25, is a pc gaming editor, and Curtis and Visitor even have a 34-year-old daughter, Annie, who’s a dance teacher.
Proud mother: Jamie Lee Curtis revealed that her youngest little one is transgender in an new interview with AARP journal
Excited: She stated that she and husband Christopher Visitor ‘have watched in marvel and delight as our son’ — who was beforehand generally known as Thomas — ‘grew to become our daughter Ruby’
Within the interview, which was carried out with Ruby’s permission, Curtis defined that she has tossed out the ‘outdated thought’ that gender is fastened and is as a substitute leaning into the concept that life is a ‘fixed metamorphosis.’
She has beforehand confirmed assist for trans individuals going again a number of years, and in 2017 shared a Huffington Submit article on Twitter: ‘Pricey Trans Children. The letter all of us want we had written. (from a trans instructor).’
Final yr, she additionally signed on to direct and star in a TV film about GLAAD Media Institute alum Sara Cunningham. Cunningham is the founding father of Free Mother Hugs, which celebrates the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood. She additionally spoke excitedly about Ruby’s upcoming nuptials.
Curtis’ kids are non-public — and have solely attended a handful of occasions with their mother — however Ruby gave her mother the OK to share two items of non-public data with AARP, the opposite being her impending nuptials.
‘She and her fiancé will get married subsequent yr at a marriage that I’ll officiate,’ the Halloween star stated.
Household: Ruby (left) — who was beforehand generally known as Thomas — is a pc gaming editor, and Curtis and Visitor even have a 34-year-old daughter, Annie, (second from left) who’s a dance teacher. The household is seen right here on the Halloween Kills premiere in 2018
Curtis’ kids are non-public — and have solely attended a handful of occasions with their mother. Ruby has solely posted a handful of pictures on social media, all pre-transition
Curtis additionally revealed that Ruby (left) will marry her fiancé subsequent yr. Curtis did not share any particulars of Ruby’s spouse-to-be, although Ruby did share an image with a girlfriend in 2019 (proper)
Curtis and Visitor struggled with infertility and adopted Annie by an company in 1986. 9 years later, they adopted Ruby.
In 1996, Curtis wrote a guide, Inform Me Once more About The Night time I Was Born, to emphasize the significance of sharing beginning tales with adopted kids.
She additionally instructed AARP that she is hopeful of someday being a grandmother. When requested if she has grandchildren but, she stated: ‘Not but, however I do hope to.’
Within the new interview, Curtis additionally mentioned being 22 years sober after secretly battling an habit to ache drugs and alcohol.
She defined that the ‘means of being a sober individual places you in a someday at a time mentality.’
Jamie stood proudly in her standing and famous she was ‘only a sober individual — flawed, contradictory, damaged and redeemed.’
Her sobriety journey has taught her consolation in residing for every day and letting go of the previous.
‘I’m any person who sheds on daily basis,’ she stated. ‘Let’s do away with that, I do not want that. It is all about outdated concepts that do not work anymore.’
Companions: Jamie married director husband Christopher Visitor in December 1984; seen in 2019
Earlier this yr, she wrote on Instagram: ‘I am breaking the cycle that has principally destroyed the lives of generations in my household.
‘Getting sober stays my single best accomplishment … greater than my husband, greater than each of my kids and larger than any work, success, failure. Something.’
Born to performing legends Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, Curtis discovered her personal fame along with her 1978 performing debut in John Carpenter’s Halloween.
She cemented herself as a scream queen and went on to star in a string of horror movies, together with The Fog, Promenade Night time and Terror Prepare, and would later reprise her position of Laurie Strode for a number of Halloween sequels, together with one movie due out this yr with one other set for 2022.
Curtis earned Golden Globe awards for her roles within the 1990 sitcom Something However Love and the 1995 motion comedy with Arnold Schwarzenegger, True Lies.
She’ll quickly be honored for her lifetime achievements and roles in Halloween Kills, and obtain the Golden Lion on the 78th Venice Worldwide Movie Competition.
With dozens of roles below her belt all through her decades-long profession, Jamie has additionally devoted time and power to philanthropic causes, together with working with the Kids Affected by AIDS Basis and the Kids’s Hospital of Los Angeles.