Cait­lyny slams Ellen ‘YOU’VE DE­STROYED ME!’

She’s loved by all of Hol­ly­wood, but Cait reck­ons the talk-show fave is one big bully...

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Her motto in life is “Be kind to one an­other”, but Ellen Degeneres needs to start tak­ing some of her own advice, ac­cord­ing to Cait­lyn Jen­ner.

Yep, in her up­com­ing mem­oir The Se­crets Of My Life, the trans­gen­der ac­tivist blames the talk-show host for mak­ing her feel “alien­ated” from the LGBTQ com­mu­nity. Con­ser­va­tive-vot­ing Cait­lyn reck­ons Ellen de­lib­er­ately por­trayed her as anti-gay when Cait re­vealed her hes­i­ta­tion about same-sex mar­riage on air in 2015.

“I be­lieved, as any­one would, that that was ex­actly what she wanted to talk about – my pro­gres­sion in terms of chang­ing at­ti­tude over the years,” Cait­lyn, 67, writes in the tell-all book, re­call­ing the mo­ment on the show that she ad­mit­ted she was a “tra­di­tion­al­ist” when it comes to same-sex mar­riage.

“I am for it,” she clar­i­fies of her cur­rent stance. “I did not ini­tially un­der­stand why mar­riage was so im­por­tant, in­flu­enced no doubt by my own personal ex­pe­ri­ence. Now I do and it’s a won­der­ful thing to see.”

And while the for­mer Olympian is now build­ing bridges with the LGBTQ com­mu­nity, she says she was sur­prised by the way Ellen, 59, con­demned her for her views. And, she adds, Ellen only made mat­ters worse when she told ra­dio shock jock Howard Stern it’s “con­fus­ing” that Cait could have “judg­ment about gay peo­ple and mar­riage”.

“Ellen’s ap­pear­ance on The Howard Stern Show, where in my mind she even more em­phat­i­cally took what I said out of con­text, made it go vi­ral,” Cait writes.

And while Ellen is yet to re­spond to Cait’s dig, she claims she’s only ever wished the for­mer I Am Cait star well, say­ing, “I don’t fully un­der­stand [all of her views] but I want her to be happy.”

Maybe Cait missed that bit...

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