Bruce Jenner Debuts Dramatic New Look
Before and after? Bruce steps out on Feb. 10 (R) after alleged surgery (WireImage/Splash News)
Reports have been circulating for months that the former Olympian intended to have a "laryngeal shave," which is surgery to flatten his Adam's apple. In late January, pictures surfaced of Jenner, 64, leaving the Beverly Hills Surgical Center with a bandage around his neck. He declined to address the speculation.
On Monday, the rebooted Bruce was spotted filming scenes for "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" in Thousand Oaks, California, and there was no denying the dramatic makeover.
While declining to address the purported neck surgery, his estranged wife, Kris, 58, did recently slam rumors that Bruce was undergoing a sex change.
"Ninety-nine percent of the stuff in the media, in the tabloids is made up," Kris told "Entertainment Tonight" last month. "The bottom line is we sell magazines."
Bruce leaves the Beverly Hills Surgical Center (Splash News)
In the past, Bruce has not been shy about discussing surgical procedures. In 2009, Jenner went under the knife to correct cosmetic surgery — a nose job and partial facelift — he had in 1984 and documented the experience on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians."
"If you Google my name, the worst plastic surgeries of all time, or whatever it is … they've compared me to Michael Jackson," Bruce said on camera, noting that he had work done because he "was just going through a bad time."
He continued, "I had just gone through my second divorce, lost a lot of money. I was in a little dinky house."
Bruce, Kris, Kim Kardashian, and Khloé Kardashian sat down with "Access Hollywood" after the episode aired.
"Not even my close friends knew I had it done … until it was on the air," Bruce told Maria Menounos. "I was very pleased with the results. The reaction has been nothing but positive."
"I think it's a little easier for a woman to talk about plastic surgery," Kris chimed in (she also got a facelift on camera in a 2011 "Kardashians" episode). "I think that for Bruce to do something like that was really brave, and he just wanted to — you know, we all want to look our best, put our best foot forward, feel good about ourselves, and whatever your comfort zone is, that's what you should do. In this family we are all really accepting of one another and supportive."