Carrie Fisher's Ex Bob Tur 'Done Hiding' As A Man, Undergoing Procedure To Become A Woman

Carrie Fisher‘s one-time boyfriend Bob Tur said she’s “done hiding” in her life as a man, and reveals that for more than a month, she’s been undergoing hormone replacement therapy to change from a male into a female named “Zoey.”

Tur, famous on her own merits of being an ace helicopter pilot-reporter in Los Angeles, wrote on her Facebook page, “Hi, my new name will be Zoey. Glad to have you as a friend. Thank you for your kind words.”

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Tur, 53, tells CBS-LA she decided to begin the transformation after realizing she suffered from gender dysphoria as a male.

“You’re born with a female or feminized brain,” Tur said. “You think you’re a woman, but you’re a man.”

Tur said “mental changes have already happened” in 35 days of treatment, and she expects to look completely different in about four months.

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“My body is changing, my skin is changing, hair is changing, and I’ll have a female shape,” she said. “Breasts start growing and I’ll lose body hair.

“Late on, about 12 months, there are another couple of surgeries — facial feminization surgery and sexual reassignment surgery.”

Tur, who has two children, says she’s in talks to get a reality show, as well. Her notable achievements as the eye in the sky include coverage of the Los Angeles riots in 1992, and O.J. Simpson’s Bronco chase two years later.

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The Star Wars beauty, who dated Turn from 2003 until 2005, has yet to comment on the announcement via her Twitter page early Thursday.

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