Caitlyn Jenner Reflects on Love at First Sight with Kris Jenner and Their Journey

Caitlyn Jenner’s Candid Interview on Love and Separation

Caitlyn Jenner, the former athlete and reality TV personality, recently shared heartfelt insights into her past romance with ex-wife Kris Jenner. In an interview with The Times, Caitlyn, 73, reminisced about the early days of their relationship, describing it as “love at first sight.” The couple’s whirlwind romance began with a blind date in 1990, and Caitlyn revealed that their connection was immediate and intense.

A Whirlwind Romance: Love at First Sight

Recalling their initial encounter, Caitlyn explained, “We hit it off right at the beginning, and we were married after five and a half months.” She expressed her infatuation with Kris, emphasizing that their differences drew her in. Caitlyn fondly remembered the spark that ignited their relationship, saying, “But yes, I’d have to say, it was love at first sight.”

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Kevin Mazur/Getty Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner pose for a photo together

Before meeting Kris, Caitlyn had experienced a period of six years during which she had little inclination to work. At that time, Kris played the role of a Beverly Hills housewife. However, she also took charge of Caitlyn’s business affairs, even helping the family venture into infomercials. Caitlyn admitted that, back then, neither of them could have predicted the future that awaited them. She said, “I had no idea what the future held for us. I don’t think even she did.”

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The couple, who share two daughters, Kendall, 27, and Kylie, 26, eventually announced their separation in 2013, after 22 years of marriage. Caitlyn’s public revelation of her transgender identity came two years later.

A Changed Relationship

In a recent conversation with ITV’s This Morning, Caitlyn disclosed that she and Kris no longer communicate. She characterized their current dynamic as distant, noting that it’s somewhat disheartening given the many shared experiences over the years.

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Caitlyn Jenner accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2015 ESPY Awards. | Chris Pizzello/AP Images

Caitlyn’s candid discussion with The Times coincides with the forthcoming release of “House of Kardashian,” a three-part documentary set to premiere in the U.K. on Sky Documentaries and the streaming service Now. While other members of the Kardashian-Jenner family are not participating, Caitlyn’s involvement in the docuseries offers her an opportunity to present the family and their journey in a positive light.

Reflecting on the media’s portrayal of her family, Caitlyn expressed her disappointment and stated her desire to contribute to a more positive narrative. She acknowledged the challenges of being in the public eye, particularly as part of the Kardashian legacy, and emphasized her commitment to representing her family and children in a positive manner through the documentary.

Caitlyn Jenner’s interview and her participation in “House of Kardashian” provide a unique perspective on the family’s history and dynamics, shedding light on her enduring connection with Kris and her commitment to shaping a positive narrative.

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