It seemed like Bruce Jenner’s transition into womanhood was confirmed Wednesday after Us Weekly published an alleged quote by Kendall Jenner, but the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” reality star turned runway model denied she ever spoke to the publication. Jenner, 19, took to Twitter to slam the magazine.
“How is it legal for someone to ‘quote’ someone and publish it if in fact you never said what was quoted,” the 5’10’’ stunner wrote. “Shame on US Weekly for making up quotes. I NEVER said those things. I never spoke to them.” Both messages were shared more than 2,000 times and favorited nearly 10,000 times by her 10 million followers.
Half-sister Khloe Kardashian, the Kardashian sister closest to Bruce, showed her silent support for Kendall and Bruce by retweeting her sister's statement. No one else in the Kardashian-Jenner brood issued a statement or showed support for Kendall.
Kendall’s denial is a major move. The teenager rarely makes personal statements about family rumors on social media and instead promotes her business ventures and shares pictures of herself and friends. There’s been salacious stories claiming she was pregnant by her sister’s boyfriend, but never responded to it.
Us Weekly has not addressed Kendall’s statement. Instead, their “exclusive” interview with her remains as one of their top-five stories. The magazine claimed they spoke to her backstage at Comedy Central's roast of Justin Bieber Saturday.
"He's a wonderful man. And just because he's changing shoes now, so to speak, doesn't make him less wonderful. I will always love my dad, whether he's a man or a woman,” Kendall purportedly said.
It might not be farfetched to believe Kendall did not make such a statement since Kim Kardashian was slammed when she simply mentioned Bruce’s “journey.” The former Olympian has long battled transgender rumors, but will reportedly set the record straight during a docu-series.
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