Kris Jenner Calls Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPYs Speech ‘Amazing And Very Brave’

July 17, 2015

Kris Jenner didn’t attend the ESPY Awards on Wednesday (July 15) when Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, but Kris had only nice things to say about her ex’s speech.

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“I think it was amazing and very brave,” Kris told Us Weekly. “I think she looked beautiful.”

Watch some of the 65-year-old former Olympian speech in front some of the US’s top professional athletes and her entire family:

“Trans people deserve something vital. They deserve your respect,” she said. “And from that respect comes a more compassionate community, a more empathetic society and a better world for all of us.”

The former athlete first came out was transgender in an interview with Diane Sawyer in April 2015 and formally introduced herself as Caitlyn to the world in June 2015 with a 22 page Vanity Fair cover story.