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Jazz Jennings’ Brother Reveals Filming ‘I Am Jazz’ Is ‘Tough’ After Star’s Transition

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Feb. 28 2019, Updated 7:12 p.m. ET

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Jazz Jennings isn’t the only I Am Jazz star who deals with the difficulties of being followed around by cameras. has learned that the transgender star’s older brother, Sander, 20, believes there’s a dark side to fame.

In an Instagram story on Wednesday, Jazz’s brother answered “yes” when a fan asked if being on a reality TV show is difficult.

“I enjoy being on the show, but it comes with difficulties. Many people do not support my family and I which is tough,” Sander wrote. "I stay strong for what I believe in though.”

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Jazz’s older brother, whose twin brother, Griffen, also appears on the TLC show, currently studies at the University of Florida.

Sander admitted that he’s even lost friends due to his sister’s transition.

“But they never were good friends if they can’t accept my sister,” the trans activist said.

As readers know, Jazz, 18, recently documented her gender reassignment surgery on the current season.

During the life-changing milestone, Jazz revealed that she suffered a complication during the surgery, which resulted in the trans star heading back to the hospital for a second procedure.

Despite the downfalls of fame – which Sander admitted includes listening to his own voice – the popular brother revealed that, at the end of the day, it's worth it.

“It’s worth the positive effect it has on so many people,” Jazz’s brother said.


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