Viewers of Caitlyn Jenner’s E! reality series have been seeing a lot of Candis lately, but who is the beautiful, talented blonde?
Caitlyn Jenner’s new friend Candis Cayne has been getting almost as much attention as the former Olympian lately, thanks to her appearances on E! reality series ‘I Am Cait’. The pair have also been spotted out and about together a lot recently, causing some to speculate that they might be more than just friends. But before her friendship with Caitlyn brought her mainstream attention Candis was making history, as the first transgender actress to star on primetime television.
Candis Cayne has been appearing on ‘I Am Cait’.
Candis was born Brendan McDaniel in Maui, Hawaii in 1971 and she has a twin brother named Dylan. Growing up she noticed the differences between herself and Dylan, who she’s described as a ‘jock’. “I was doing the artistic things, and he was into sports," she told People magazine. "Ever since we were babies, we were completely opposite.
Culture Club star Boy George makes his appearance on the red carpet of the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York, where he donned a characteristically vibrant ensemble including a pink blazer, a red hat and glittery eyeshadow. Boy George is popularly seen as a gay icon in the media.
Candis Cayne and Eduardo Xol - Candis Cayne, Rib Hillis Los Angeles, California - ALUMI Media Group charity event hosted by Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's Eduardo Xol, held at Gibson Guitar Showroom in Beverly Hills Thursday 5th March 2009
Riffing on classic Pam Grier blacksploitation themes, Starrbooty's star, Starrbooty, is a "secret agent" who has returned to her "agency" to discover that her niece has been abducted by her nemesis Annaka Manners (Candis Cayne, another trannie). In order to penetrate Annaka's sleazy demimonde, Starrbooty will have to go deep undercover as a down and dirty hooker and troll the streets of New York's Meatpacking District. Coming along to help is her best friend Page Turner (Lahoma Van Zandt), another agent well schooled in whoring for information.
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