Eddie Izzard reveals new identify: ‘That’s how I’m going to roll’

Eddie Izzard is embracing a brand new identify — one the British comic stated she’s wished since childhood.

Speaking to Matt Forde for Tuesday’s episode of “The Political Party” podcast, the British comic opened up about how she identifies, her pronouns and her new identify.

“There’s another name I’m going to add in as well, which is Suzy, which I’ve wanted to be since I was 10,” stated Izzard, who got here out as transgender in 1985. “So, I’m going to be Suzy Eddie Izzard. That’s how I’m going to roll so people can choose what they want.”

The comic stated she’ll hold her public identify as “Eddie Izzard,” which she determined to take care of for the popularity.

Izzard stated she began serious about different names after proclaiming that she makes use of she/her pronouns in 2020.

When Forde requested earlier within the podcast whether or not folks “second-guess themselves” relating to the comic’s pronouns, Izzard quipped, “I make mistakes with my own pronouns.”

The “Oceans Twelve” actor stated she was considering of fixing her pronouns till she obtained an honorary diploma at Swansea University in July 2019.

She recalled the ceremony when a chancellor referred to Izzard with she/her pronouns and listed her accomplishments.

“I was just sitting there having she/her pronouns in a speech about me hitting me,” she stated. “And I told [the chancellor] this after — it hit some positivity on me. It just felt amazing. And I said, ‘Thank you for that.’”

“And so I wrote a statement, ‘I prefer she/her, I don’t mind he/him. No one can make a mistake,” she added.

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