I Am Cait returned to E! for a second season, and during the premiere on Monday night, Caitlyn Jenner tackled a question that many fans have been asking. The recently-transitioned Jenner talked about her desire to date men. The 66-year old Jenner admitted during the show that she’s never dated a man before, despite rumors that she had a romantic relationship with a male driver months ago.
Jenner was seen on I Am Cait talking about her future dating plans, and surprisingly, it looks like she’s ready to try dating men. “No. I never have, to be honest with you, I can’t see myself dating women in the future. I’ve been there. Done that. I have three very strong ex-wives. I just don’t see it,” she told her friends during the show, adding, “I don’t see a woman being attracted to me.”
— E! News (@ENews) March 8, 2016
Jenner also admitted later in the show that, if she did have a female in her life, it would be as a friend, not a romantic partner. Is Caitlyn denying speculation that she and fellow transgender Candis Cayne are an item? There were rumors that Caitlyn and Candis were caught making out. Wetpaint reported that Candis had already denied the claims, and now it looks like Jenner isn’t even interested in her or any other woman.
During the I Am Cait episode, Caitlyn also mused about whether a man would want to date her either. “I can’t even imagine some guy going out with me and then being absolutely scrutinized by the tabloids,” Jenner said. “Can you imagine if I actually had a date and walked out of a movie theater on a quiet Wednesday night holding hands with somebody?”
— Us Weekly (@usweekly) March 7, 2016
Actually, many fans can imagine Caitlyn Jenner dating, that’s why everyone wants to know who she may or may not be interested in. It really sounded like Caitlyn thinks no one will want her. She admitted during the premiere that she doesn’t see how a woman would find her attractive. Then Caitlyn also said she doesn’t know what a man would want with her either. Jenner questioned the intentions of anyone new that might be wanting to date her. Considering that Caitlyn was a celebrity long before anyone knew she was transgender, wouldn’t that be the case no matter what?
There might be a bigger issue with Caitlyn finding a compatible mate, and that is the fact that her political views are very different from the majority of the LGBT community. Would Jenner be able to find common ground with someone open-minded enough to date her? She recently came out and publicly supported Ted Cruz for president. Caitlyn even admitted that Cruz does not support anything pro-transgender when she said, “I like Ted Cruz. I think he’s very conservative and a great constitutionalist and a very articulate man. I haven’t endorsed him or anything like that. But I also think, he’s an evangelical Christian, and probably one of the worst ones when it comes to trans issues.”
— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) March 7, 2016
So Caitlyn Jenner wants to date men and is obviously interested. She has even said that she can appreciate the male form. However, Caitlyn doesn’t think a woman would want her and questions whether a man would want her for the right reasons. Is it possible that fans might see Caitlyn date a man on I Am Cait during season 2?
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