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Transgender girlfriend of Michael Phelps claims she was jailed for stealing $10k from businessman she met at bar to pay for her operation

November 23, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
Transgender girlfriend of Michael Phelps claims she was jailed for stealing $10k from businessman she met at bar to pay for her operation Image courtesy of 15secondsofpop.com

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The transgender girlfriend of Michael Phelps claims she was sentenced to two years in jail for stealing $10,000 from a businessman.

Taylor Lianne Chandler who used to be David Roy Fitch, says she blackmailed a man she met in a Maine bar in 1992, when she was 19. Chandler claimed she was desperate to pay for her sex change surgery.

However Chandler only had to serve 33 days in state prison and two-years probation .
She also claims she begged the judge for probation after claiming she was raped by three prisoners in her cell. ‘At 19, I thought it would be smart to blackmail someone into giving me the money for my surgery”, Chandler said.

Chandler went on to say, “As soon as I received the money I was arrested and charged with extortion. I spent 30 days in jail because I was too ashamed to tell my family what happened thinking no one knew, Even though my birth certificate and drivers license said female they put me in a cell with 3 men and I was raped.

I sued the state of Maine and got them to provide training for staff to deal with people on different spectrums of gender.”

‘They even created new facilities for housing someone with special needs.”
‘I plead and got probation for two years. I went on the talk show and tabloid TV circuit pleading my case for gender rights.

‘After a brutal rape and a horrible trial in 1993 I went away to get my surgery and changed my name to Taylor Lianne Whitney to escape back into anonymity and have a normal life.
‘For the last 20 plus years that is exactly what I have done.’

Chandler revealing her past run in with the law comes after she came out in the open about her being born with both male and female genitalia.

In Chandler’s teenage years she was taking testosterone blockers and changed her name. In her early twenties had undergone a sex change operation to remove the male genitalia.
Chandler was born with male genitalia with no testicles and with a uterus without any ovaries.

Chandler maintains on her Facebook post, ‘I was never a man, never lived as a man. No one can say they knew me as a man or produce a photo of me as a man.

Chandler maintains that she is still in with Phelps, and after the two met on Tinder, the two had a steamy love affair. She talked about Phelps in gushing terms saying,’Spending time with him was like a teenage love affair,’ she says, i have never felt so comfortable and accepted in every way as I did with him.’

Chandler claims that she first hung out with Phelps, when he invited her over to watch a Baltimore Ravens games. In an interview with the National Enquirer she went into details saying, “One thing led to the next, and we made love during halftime, Later, we had sex again. The intimacy with him was amazing! It was the first time in my life that someone has made me feel like a true woman.”

However she does say that she never lied to Phelps, she just never told him the truth.

Now that Chandler has revealed the truth she does feel that Phelps will leave her, ‘I am probably going to lose him because he is a brand that his team wants to protect and things since he went to rehab came to my attention that didn’t put him or our relationship in the best light,’ she says.

Phelps is doing a stint in rehab after being arrested for DUI, Chandler claims she was in the vehicle at the time of his arrest.

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