NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — For many wondering what Bruce Jenner will look like as a woman, the wait is over.
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On Monday, Vanity Fair magazine tweeted a cover photo of Jenner with the title, “Call me Caitlyn.”
Jenner posed for famed photographer Annie Leibovitz weeks after telling Diane Sawyer he was transitioning to a woman.
Jenner later tweeted, “I’m so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self. Welcome to the world Caitlyn. Can’t wait for you to get to know her/me.”
As part of a reality TV juggernaut, it was a long and very public journey for Jenner, CBS2’s Jill Nicolini reported.
“The last thing in the world I want to do is hurt any one of you,” Jenner told his family. “There’s just, there’s just no right way to do this.”
Social media blew up in reaction to the photo, and it wasn’t long before Caitlyn Jenner reached a Twitter following of over 1 million.
In fact, Guinness World Records announced Jenner has set a new record for fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Twitter — a total of 4 hours and 3 minutes.
For comparison, President Barack Obama reached 1 million Twitter followers in 5 hours, according to Forbes.
The Vanity Fair cover elicited mostly positive responses on social media.
“How beautiful! Be happy, be proud, live life YOUR way,” wrote Kim Kardashian West.
Daughter Kendall Jenner tweeted “be free now pretty bird” and on Instagram said, “Now that’s a cover.”
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Stepdaughter Khloe Kardashian called Jenner beautiful and said she couldn’t be prouder.
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton called Jenner inspiring.
MTV tweeted that Caitlyn Jenner made a gorgeous debut.
Actress Emmy Rossum simply said,”Beautiful.”
In Times Square, people seeing the cover for the first time couldn’t believe the new look.