Nashville has signed transgender actress Jen Richards for its upcoming fifth season on CMT. Richards will recur on the series as a therapist. Season 5 of Nashville debuts on Jan. 5.
Richards co-wrote, produced and starred in the Emmy-nominated series Her Story. She was also a regular on E!'s short-lived Caitlin Jenner docusoap I Am Cait. Season 5 of Nashville debuts Jan.5 on CMT.
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