Caitlyn Jenner hits back at 'hypocrite' Jimmy Kimmel for calling her 'Donald Trump in a wig'
Jimmy Kimmel referred to Caitlyn Jenner as a "Caitlyn Jenner Car-Crashian" during a section of his ABC talk show. Getty Images, ABC
Jimmy Kimmel described Caitlyn Jenner as "Donald Trump in a Caitlyn Jenner wig".
She exclaimed the comment and said Kimmel must believe that trans women are "just men with wigs."
Jenner then shared posts criticizing the talk show host for past problematic behavior.
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California Republican gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner hit Jimmy Kimmel back for calling her "Donald Trump in a Caitlyn Jenner wig," The Hill reported.
During a segment on his ABC late night talk show, Kimmel mocked Jenner for her Thursday appearance on ABC's "The View".
"Are we sure this isn't Donald Trump in a Caitlyn Jenner wig?" Kimmel said as photos of former President Donald Trump and Jenner appeared on the screen.
He also called the reality star, now a political hopeful, "Caitlyn Jenner Car-Crashian," a reference to the 2015 fatal collision that Jenner was involved in.
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Jenner responded to the comments by sharing a screenshot on Twitter of an article branding Kimmel as "transphobic".
"Last night @jimmykimmel called me Donald Trump with a wig," Jenner wrote. “He obviously thinks that trans women are just men with wigs. Where is the outrage from the left or the LGBT community?
Jenner then shared a photo of Kimmel in blackface and called him a "hypocrite".
She also accused him of contributing to anti-Asian hatred and shared a screenshot of a clip asking women to stroke his crotch.
Jenner's candidacy for governor in California was dismissed as a "joke" and an opportunity to increase its relevance, Granny Seddiq told Insider.
A recent study by the Berkeley Institute of Government Studies of 10,289 registered voters found it only got 6 percent approval.
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