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From Man To Model! Meet Michael Phelps’ Girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler— Who Was Born Male

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Aug. 10 2015, Updated 12:19 p.m. ET

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In an exclusive interview with RadarOnline.com, Taylor Lianne Chandler, 41— born David Roy Fitch— came clean about her sexy tryst with Olympic gold-medal swimmer Michael Phelps, 29. But who is the statuesque blonde? Take a peek!

Watch: "I feel like he should have been there for me," says alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler

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Chandler, who works as a sign language interpreter, told Radar she met Phelps on Tinder, and later had sex— twice— on their first date at the athlete’s Baltimore home in September. “The intimacy with him was amazing!” she boasted.

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Chandler, who works as a sign language interpreter, told Radar she met Phelps on Tinder, and later had sex— twice— on their first date at the athlete’s Baltimore home in September. “The intimacy with him was amazing!” she boasted.

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The 41-year-old was born intersex, meaning that had both male and female parts. “I was born with male genitalia with no testicles, but I also have a uterus and no ovaries,” she explained. As a teen, she changed her name to Paige Victoria Whitney and underwent surgery to complete her gender transformation.

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The 41-year-old was born intersex, meaning that had both male and female parts. “I was born with male genitalia with no testicles, but I also have a uterus and no ovaries,” she explained. As a teen, she changed her name to Paige Victoria Whitney and underwent surgery to complete her gender transformation.

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According to her website, Chandler once owned an online consignment shop, but following a car accident in 2001, she pursued her dream of sign language interpreting. She also has a degree in social and behavioral sciences.

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According to her website, Chandler once owned an online consignment shop, but following a car accident in 2001, she pursued her dream of sign language interpreting. She also has a degree in social and behavioral sciences.

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She is based in Washington, DC, not far from Phelps’ hometown of Baltimore.

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She is based in Washington, DC, not far from Phelps’ hometown of Baltimore.

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The blonde beauty attempted to comfort Phelps after his DUI arrest on the evening of September 30, but he told her he just wanted to spend the night alone, text messages provided to Radar reveal.

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The blonde beauty attempted to comfort Phelps after his DUI arrest on the evening of September 30, but he told her he just wanted to spend the night alone, text messages provided to Radar reveal.

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Though they had steamy sex sessions, Chandler tells Radar she didn’t reveal her intersex past to Phelps until after he checked into rehab on October 5.

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Though they had steamy sex sessions, Chandler tells Radar she didn’t reveal her intersex past to Phelps until after he checked into rehab on October 5.

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Chandler is an activist for transgender and intersex rights.

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Chandler is an activist for transgender and intersex rights.

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No surprise here: the tall blonde says she once worked as a professional model and stunt woman.

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No surprise here: the tall blonde says she once worked as a professional model and stunt woman.

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In her interview with Radar, Chandler says Phelps hasn’t responded to her explosive email about her gender-bending past.

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In her interview with Radar, Chandler says Phelps hasn’t responded to her explosive email about her gender-bending past.

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Cougar! Chandler is 12 years older than her young love.

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Cougar! Chandler is 12 years older than her young love.

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Though she didn’t come clean right away about her male childhood, “I never lied to him,” Chandler insisted. “We were together for such a short period of time, I never had a chance to tell him about my life.”

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Though she didn’t come clean right away about her male childhood, “I never lied to him,” Chandler insisted. “We were together for such a short period of time, I never had a chance to tell him about my life.”

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When Phelps completes rehab, Chandler isn’t sure if the relationship will continue not that she has spoken out about her past. “Michael is a brand, and dating someone like me may not be the best thing,” she says. “I just hope he follows his heart and not what his people tell him.”

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When Phelps completes rehab, Chandler isn’t sure if the relationship will continue not that she has spoken out about her past. “Michael is a brand, and dating someone like me may not be the best thing,” she says. “I just hope he follows his heart and not what his people tell him.”

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Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler

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Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler

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Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler

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Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler

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Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler

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Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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** WARNING CONTAINS NUDITY ** Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend celebrates her 42nd birthday

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Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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** WARNING CONTAINS NUDITY ** Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend celebrates her 42nd birthday

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Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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** WARNING CONTAINS NUDITY ** Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend celebrates her 42nd birthday

//michael phelps girlfriend taylor lianne chandler
Source: Splash

Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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Michael Phelps’ alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler

//michael phelps girlfriend taylor lianne chandler
Source: Splash

Photographs of Michael Phelps' alleged girlfriend Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born as an intersex person (a person with a mixture of male and female reproductive organs) with a penis but no testicles, a uterus but no ovaries. Chandler, 41, claims she met the Olympic swimming champion, 29, on the Tinder dating app and spent time with him at his home watching a Baltimore Ravens football game on September 21, 2014. 

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