Caitlyn Jenner Thanks Laverne Cox For Her “Support”: You’re “Fierce And Fabulous”
As Gossip Cop has reported, Jenner privately leaned on Cox throughout her transition. The “Orange Is The New Black” star has also praised Jenner in several interviews over the last few months, while Jenner called Cox a “pioneer” in her Vanity Fair cover story. Cox also wrote a lengthy blog on Tumblr after the issue came out earlier this month. Now Jenner is sharing her appreciation on Twitter.
“@LaverneCox, you are fierce and fabulous! Your support means the world. Thank you for all that you do for the community,” Jenner wrote on Twitter on Wednesday night. She added the hashtag, “#TransIsBeautiful.” It was only Jenner’s 11th tweet ever on the social media site.
Jenner previously used “#TransIsBeautiful” in a Twitter message earlier this month, as Gossip Cop noted at the time, with a picture of herself with her girlfriends. “Learn from those who have walked the path before you. #TransIsBeautiful #LivingOurTruth #JustTheBeginning,” she wrote.
Cox most recently spoke about Jenner in last week’s Entertainment Weekly. The TV star graced the cover of the magazine’s first LGBT issue in 15 years, and discussed both her role, and Jenner’s, in the transgender community. At one point, Cox expressed a desire for people to stop speaking about Jenner in terms of what procedures she’s undergone.
“When you transition in the public eye, the transition becomes the story. I’m always disturbed when I see conversations about trans people that focus on surgery. But I believe Caitlyn will transcend this moment,” Cox told EW. She further said of Jenner, “Her authenticity, her vulnerability is beautiful. Her love of her family is so beautiful. Caitlyn is dynamic, and has a sense of purpose and vision.” It seems like the feelings are mutual.