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Bruce Jenner's ex-wives show their support

In the wake of Bruce's bombshell, the former Olympian's ex-wives have voiced their support

In the wake of Bruce's bombshell, the former Olympian's ex-wives have voiced their support
Bruce made headlines over the weekend when he confirmed he was a woman during a much anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer.
Now, as the rest of his family rallies around him in support, Bruce's ex-wives have also come forward to praise the former Olympian for his brave decision.
Bruce's first wife, Chrystie Crownover, said she found out about his desire to be a woman back in 1972.
"Understandably, I was speechless... But it didn't threaten me. It didn't threaten our marriage," she told Good Morning America yesterday.
Chrystie added that Bruce had "never indicated anything feminine in his demeanor", but she knew that keeping it secret all these years had been "painful" for him, and watching the interview with him was "cathartic".
Bruce's second ex-wife, Linda Thompson, says Bruce told her he identified as a woman three years into their marriage. In a piece for The Huffington Post, she wrote:
"He can finally realize his need to be who he authentically is, who he was born to be. That takes tremendous courage. For that I commend him."
Meanwhile, the Kardashians have thrown their support behind Bruce on social media, with Kendall posting an especially sweet message on Instagram when the interview aired.
Kendall captioned this Instagram post: "I wrote this in 5th grade...nothing has changed."
During his interview, Bruce revealed Kim was the first of the family to know about him - and it was a heartfelt talk with Kanye that helped her become one of his biggest supporters.
"They were talking about it and he [Kanye] says to Kim, ‘Look, I can be married to the most beautiful woman in the world, and I am. I can have the most beautiful little daughter in the world. I have that. But I’m nothing if I can’t be me.'"
"Since then, Kimberly has been by far the most accepting, and the easiest to talk to," Bruce told Diane.
In fact, he said it was Khloe who had the hardest time with his news, coming as it did after the breakdown of her marriage and other "losses in her life".
However, Khloe had nothing but kind words for Bruce when the interview aired, tweeting "Dads really are heros" and sharing a picture of him with the word 'brave' across it on Instagram.
The family are also said to be undergoing therapy to help them learn how best to support Bruce going forward.

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