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Caitlyn Jenner: “I Apologize To All Of The Trans Community” For Wearing Donald Trump Hat

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Caitlyn Jenner Apologizes Trump Hat

By Shari Weiss |

Caitlyn Jenner Apologizes Trump Hat

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Caitlyn Jenner is apologizing to “all of the trans community” for wearing a Donald Trump “Make America Great Again” hat. The transgender Republican calls the choice of accessory a “mistake.”

Jenner was photographed by paparazzi this week as she drove a convertible while wearing Trump’s signature red hat from his presidential campaign. When the picture went viral online on Friday, the Olympian was blasted on social media for seemingly showing support for Trump in the wake of his ban on transgender people serving in the military. As Gossip Cop reported, Jenner actually ripped the president after his ruling last month, first on Twitter and then in a lengthy blog post.

“There are 15,000 patriotic transgender Americans in the US military fighting for all of us. What happened to your promise to fight for them?” she asked on Twitter. And in the comments on her personal site, Jenner said, “America’s 15,000 trans service members and 134,000 veterans are much braver than you, Mr. Trump; my allegiance is with them and our country, not you.” But after she was photographed in the hat, many concluded she was actually still aligned with him.

Jenner is now insisting that’s not actually the case. She claims she grabbed the hat without looking at which one she picked from her collection, and had taken it to protect her hair from the wind as she drove. Upon realizing which she grabbed, she maintains she was reluctant to wear it, but did so anyway, hoping she would not be photographed. Alas, she was, and to add insult to injury, Jenner says she was rushing home at the time after retrieving a lost purse.

“I apologize to all of the trans community. I made a mistake. I will never do it again and I’m getting rid of the hat,” Jenner tells TMZ, with a rep confirming to Gossip Cop that the quote is authentic. She further says of Trump, “What he’s doing to our community is absolutely f*cking awful.”

 


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