Caitlyn Jenner is a new woman with a new outlook on life! On Monday, June 1, the 65-year-old created a media firestorm with the unveiling of the latest highly-publicized cover of Vanity Fair. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has rendered most fans speechless with her stunning photos. However, her jaw-dropping interview with the publication will probably have the same effect.
During the intimate interview, Caitlyn spoke candidly about her life and even opted to share details about another facet of her life that’s been practically a closed book — the 23-year marriage to Kris Jenner, reports Daily Mail.
For years, the couple put on a stellar reality television performance for the world. They appeared happy together, but behind closed doors, apparently, that wasn’t exactly the case. Now, Caitlyn Jenner is revealing the real reason why they divorced. Surprisingly, the transition had nothing to do with their problems. She insists it was mainly due to “mistreatment.” Caitlyn also gave a quick synopsis of their marriage and how it changed over the years.
“The first 15 years, I felt she needed me more because I was the breadwinner,” Caitlyn told Vanity Fair. “Then really around the show, when that hit and she was running the whole show and getting credit for it and she had her own money, she didn’t need me as much from that standpoint… I think in a lot of ways she became less tolerant of me.” Caitlyn added, “A lot of times she wasn’t very nice. People would see how I got mistreated. She controlled the money, all that kind of stuff.”
However, Kris argues a different perspective. She also had the opportunity to speak with Vanity Fair and she insists the daunting marriage was due to Bruce’s battle within himself. He always had a desire to be Caitlyn Jenner, but unfortunately, he had to suffice with being Bruce for the sake of his family and their public image. Throughout the marriage, he was never who he really wanted to be, so he suffered in silence. Kris also touched on his social anxiety issues that grew worse toward the end of their marriage.
“He was married to me and he wasn’t who he wanted to be so he was miserable,” Kris argued. “All I was doing was working very hard for my family so that we could all have a wonderful future, and he was p***ed off. At the end of my relationship with Bruce he definitely had a lot of social anxiety … That was one of the reasons we were in a struggle at the end.”
Although it took years for the dream to come to fruition, it looks like Caitlyn Jenner is here to stay.
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