Caitlyn Jenner is a former Olympian, Olympic gold medalist, reality TV star and candidate for governor. She now has another job. Jenner signed up with Fox News Channel to be a contributor.
Jenner’s big debut will reportedly come on Thursday night’s edition of “Hannity,” according to Deadline.
Suzanne Scott, the CEO of Fox News Media released a statement stating that
“Caitlyn’s story is an inspiration to us all. She is a trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a variety of fields that will be a tremendous asset for our audience.”
Fox is hiring Caitlin Jenner as a regular commentator on Hannity https://t.co/4hCZUSzeOa
— Clementine Fletcher (@clemfletch) March 31, 2022
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Caitlyn Jenner also put out a statement that read, “I am humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to FOX News Media’s millions of viewers about a range of issues that are important to the American people.”
Jenner won the gold in the Decathlon in 1976 at Montreal’s Olympic Games. Jenner is now considered one of the most outstanding athletes in the world.
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Jenner then was seen as a regular in the reality TV series “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” having been married to the Kardashian matriarch Kris.
Kris and then-Bruce Jenner announced their separation in 2015 after 22 years of marriage when Bruce came out as transgender during an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer. Their two children are their daughters.
Jenner was first to try the political waters by voting in 2021 for the recall election in which he wanted to remove the California governor. Gavin Newsom.
Herzlichen Glückwunsch! @Caitlyn_Jenner 👍🇺🇸 https://t.co/szA6Dprnd6
— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) March 31, 2022
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The California State Of The GOP
In May of 2021, just days after she announced that she would be getting into the California Governor’s race, Jenner admitted that she did not vote for Donald Trump in 2020, or even at all: “I didn’t even vote. Out here in California, it’s like, why vote for a Republican president? It’s just not going to work. I mean, it’s overwhelming.”
Jenner also said that even though she is “kind of on the Republican side,” but is not a fan of “labels.” Jenner explained her political bent a bit more saying,
“Just because I have conservative economic philosophy — that’s the only thing that the Republicans are kind of on that I’m on. … I don’t know. Perhaps you refer to me as a libertarian. You might call me middle-aged. I really don’t know because when it comes to social issues, I’m much more progressive, much more liberal. So I’m kind of a middle of the road.”
Bash asked Jenner whether she believed the 2020 election had been stolen. Jenner replied, “No, I believe in the system, but I believe in the — what we need to do in the future is we are a democratic republic, we need to have integrity in our election system.”
Gotta give it to Fox News for being more trans inclusive than any of the other cable news networks 🤷♀️ https://t.co/bFtuvNZ92w
— Katelyn Burns (@transscribe) March 31, 2022
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Be Outspoken on Issues
Caitlyn Jenner has been an outspoken opponent of transgenders competing in women’s sports. In January, during an interview with Fox News Channel’s Sandra Smith, Jenner weighed in on the Lia Thomas controversy in NCAA women’s swimming.
“We need to protect women’s sports. I don’t know why she’s doing this. It’s not good for the trans community. It’s not good for women’s sports.” Jenner also added, “She knows when she’s swimming she’s beating the competition by two laps. Her biological father was a boy. As a biological boy, she was raised. Her heart is larger, her breathing system is more powerful, and her hands can do faster swimming. That’s a known.”
Fox News Channel viewers will get a different perspective on the current issues.