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I’m a Celeb Caitlyn Jenner talks ‘painful’ beard removal reducing her to tears

Caitlyn Jenner has opened up about her "painful" and "terrible" beard removal which reduced her to tears.

The 70-year-old star who is currently a contestant on I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! told about her painful hair removal process.

She opened up about the electrolysis she underwent in her autobiography Caitlyn Jenner The Secrets of My Life from 2017.

She said: "I can only handle two hours at a time because the pain is so terrible.

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"It is like getting a shot in your face with the needle pretty far down into the skin – okay it hurts, but I can handle it."

Caitlyn continued saying her qualified technician, Olga would then hit a button which set off the electric charge.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star continued: "The shock only lasts for a millisecond. So you try and tell yourself the worst is over when you are zapped again and again and again."

Reality star royalty Caitlyn revealed she didn't want to use the numbing cream provided.

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She said: "There is numbing cream you can apply as well as oral medication. Anyone in their right mind would use them, but I never even bring the subject up.

"I lie there with tears in my eyes after every dig and zap and pull.

"The upper lip and around the nose are the worst of all, but I still lie there and take it."

In her book, Caitlyn also spoke about opening up to Kim Kardashian about her gender.

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She said that afterwards they "talked regularly about almost everything… but never gender. That bothered me for a long time."

Caitlyn continued saying that years later, she asked Kim why she didn't talk to her about it.

She said to Kanye West's wife: "How come I never heard from you?"

Kim replied: "I just didn't know what to do or if I should talk about it."

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