Geiger responded, “Okay…because u asked nicely… I am transitioning. I started talking about it with a couple of my close friends and family about a month ago and it’s given me the courage to start the process. I feel like the next step is to tell y’all. So here goes. Love it or hate this is who I have been for a looooong time. I love u guys. Talk sooooon byeeee.”
Geiger made the announcement by taking a screenshot of the reply to the fan.
People reported that in recent years, Geiger has had success as a songwriter, notably penning One Direction’s “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” and “Shawn Mendes’ hits, “Stitches,” “There's Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” and “Treat You Better.”
Fans were supportive, including Mendes, who commented, “Love you,” on Geiger’s posts about the news.
The songwriter responded with a follow-up Instagram post with the caption, “Woke up to so much love. I have the best friends.”