Caitlyn and Kris meet at last. Even before Caitlyn Jenner transitioned, Kris Jenner had made it clear that she was uncomfortable with her former husband’s desire to become a woman, and upset about Caitlyn’s interview with Diane Sawyer on 20/20, reported MSN.
However, Kris finally visited Caitlyn at her Malibu mansion. The reunion was planned to talk out their issues, because until Caitlyn and Kris met, they had not even spoken together since Caitlyn unveiled her authentic self.
What highlighted Kris’ unhappiness about the situation: Vanity Fair‘s cover story on Caitlyn.
“He was married to me and he wasn’t who he wanted to be, so he was miserable,” said Kris in that article. “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.”
Recalling the divorce, Kris expressed her frustration.
“[The divorce felt like] the most passive-aggressive thing I think I’ve ever experienced,” said Kris, adding that Caitlyn, then Bruce, seemingly had “just decided, ‘I’m done.’ “
But Caitlyn disagreed with the way that her ex-wife portrayed the divorce.
“Twenty percent was gender and 80 percent was the way I was treated,” said Caitlyn.
Kris did not attend the ESPY Awards, at which Caitlyn was honored.
However, she did describe the speech as brave and amazing, and also described Caitlyn’s Vanity Fair pictures as beautiful.
“I think that someone following their dream is truly inspirational to a lot of people,” said Kris. “You have to do what makes you happy.”
As the Inquisitr reported, Caitlyn’s docu-series, I Am Cait, recently debuted. Jenner shared both hope and heartbreak, including moments of suicidal depression. The episode also showed the support that Caitlyn has received from her children, stepchildren, friends, and mother.
Jenner now hopes to provide support to the transgender community and become an LGBT role model, reported E! News.
Caitlyn’s goals include offering guidance to those who have gender identity concerns, as well as raise general awareness. And Jenner has expressed her concern about the rates of suicide and murder among the transgender community.
Last week, India Clarke and K.C. Haggard, two transgender women, were murdered. Caitlyn wrote about it on her website.
“11 trans women have been killed in the United States in the past six months—most of them trans women of color. My condolences to those who loved India, K.C., and all of the other victims,” she said.
“No one should be killed simply because they are transgender.”
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