Taylor Lianne Chandler is a former sign language interpreter and crisis management consultant that came into fame after it was revealed that she was involved with Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer, Michael Phelps.
Her privacy went away as more stories, images and text were made public. She had a decision to make about what she wanted to do with her life after losing her career on Capitol Hill and shuttering her consulting company.
Lots of offers came pouring in. She went on to sign a book deal with Riverdale Avenue Books. They published The Making of Going for the Gold and Super Bowl Surprise in 2015. Her memoirs are expected to be released next year. She signed a three-year contract with Steven Hirsch, President of Vivid Corp. They released Going for the Gold which depicts a snapshot of her life after meeting Phelps on Tinder.
Taylor was outed to the world on the cover of The National Enquirer, RadarOnline and TMZ on November 19, 2014, the same day Michael left The Meadows, as not only Michael Phelps' girlfriend, but that she was born intersex and had undergone corrective surgery in her early twenties to make her anatomically one gender, female. Since then she has appeared on tons of TV and radio shows: Entertainment Tonight, E! News, Huffington Post, Howard Stern, and many more.
She was also featured in print media like Time, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, The Advocate, The Washington Post, as well as podcasts like, The Toddcast Podcast, Cyberstation USA, U interview, The Reverend Bob Levy Show and many more.
Taylor's interviews and articles about her are in over 100 countries and translated into over 45 different languages.