Teddy Geiger Reveals in Heartfelt Instagram Post: "I Am Transitioning"

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The singer-songwriter replied to a fan's question, saying, "Love it or hate this is who I have been for a looooong time."

Singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger, who has penned hits for Shawn Mendes and One Direction and who had their own debut album, Underage Thinking, peak at No. 8 in the Billboard Hot 200 in 2006, announced they are in the process of transitioning.

After a fan asked the singer about their recent change in appearance on Instagram, Geiger decided to respond with a frank explanation. They posted a screenshot of their reply to the fan’s comment, saying: “Okay…because u asked nicely… I am transitioning. I started talking about it with a couple of my close friends and family about a month ago and it’s given me the courage to start the process. I feel like the next step is to tell y’all. So here goes. Love it or hate this is who I have been for a looooong time. I love u guys. Talk sooooon byeeee.”

The singer-songwriter received an outpouring of positive comments from fans sharing their love and support. Geiger responded with a sleepy, blissful selfie captioned: “Woke up to so much love. I have the best friends. ----------------------------------------------------------”

 

hi

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Woke up to so much love. I have the best friends.

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This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.

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