Thomas Beatie, who made headlines in 2008 when he became the world’s first known man to give birth, has separated from his wife on nine years.
People is reporting, Beatie announced the split from his wife, Nancy, during a taping of an episode of The Doctors.
“Like all marriages, we have our ups and downs, and we’re going through a rough patch right now,” the 38-year-old said. “At the moment, we’re separated.”
Beatie has also revealed that he has undergone the last of his female-to-male sex reassignment surgeries. “Nancy hasn’t seen the new me yet,” said Beatie, who began his sex-reassignment surgeries in 2002.
Since giving birth to the couples first child, Susan, in 2008, Beatie has given birth to tow sons, Austin and Jensen.