ABC Newsman Switches Back From Female to Male
Don Ellis suspects females hormones led to his confusion
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 6, 2013 6:43 PM CDT
Don Ellis, as man and woman.   (YouTube)

(Newser) – An ABC News editor who announced he was transgender—and wore a little black dress to match—now says a bout of amnesia has made him a man again, the New York Post reports. Don Ellis became a full-time female in May, when he declared his 17-year marriage kaput and walked into the newsroom wearing women's clothes and an auburn wig. But last week he posted a message at work saying a two-day bout of "transient global amnesia" had shocked him back into being male.

"I accused my wife of playing some kind of cruel joke, dressing me up in a wig and bra and making fake ID’s with the name 'Dawn' on it. Seriously," he wrote. Ellis suspects the confusion arose years ago when his mother gave him female hormones to prolong his child acting career, which gave him breasts. Now, he says, he feels "fantastic" and hopes surgery and hormone treatment will simplify his life. "No, I’m not f--king with you," he added. "No this is not a joke. No, this is not an episode of 'Would You Fall For That?'"

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joedert
Aug 7, 2013 10:00 PM CDT
fracking fruitloop. so for the time he was a female HR started paying her/him 35% less for doing the same job.
taxfree4
Aug 7, 2013 8:00 PM CDT
Biology is destiny, so my question is going back to a man does he need the operation -an addadicktome
backtooakland
Aug 7, 2013 3:58 PM CDT
They should haul him away in a rubber truck.