Caitlyn Jenner's Mom Confesses: 'My First Feeling Was I Lost My Son'
The latest teaser for Caitlyn Jenner's new reality show "I Am Cait" promises weighty emotional breakthroughs, champagne toasts and a new kind of fashion dilemma.
Caitlyn's mom Esther makes an appearance. She confesses that initially she worried that when Caitlyn made the decision to transition that she'd be losing a son: "My first feeling was 'I lost my son,' then I thought, 'You know what? I'm gaining."
The teaser also features Kylie Jenner warning Caitlyn that Kris Jenner owns the same dress she's cooing over. Caitlyn is also pretty great at sabering a champagne bottle. And there's plenty of uplift as Caitlyn tells a crowd of LGBT youth, "We're all beautiful."
Jenner has received criticism that—as difficult as her journey has been—her story as a white, wealthy, privileged trans woman isn't the typical one, but she's making an effort to reach out and to tell other stories that aren't like hers. Just yesterday, she announced that she would be penning a regular column to tell the stories of trans teens and others who don't have the same kinds of privileges:
I've heard every horror story there is in the book. You wouldn't believe the types of ordeals these people have had, how they have had to literally fight for their own survival. Many trans teens are bullied and abused in high school. It's just horrendous. Then there's the other dark side of this issue - did you know that nearly 25 percent of the women in high-end sex business are reportedly trans women? Seeing how my new friends have overcome their adversities is such an inspiration. They are so well-adjusted and smart. I'll be sharing their stories here in the coming weeks, and I can't wait for you to get to know them. They are just like you and me.
Here's The Trailer For Caitlyn Jenner's Docu-Series, 'I Am Cait'