Former “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star Caitlin Jenner had unexpected news for the world. The celebrity parent to Kylie and Kendall Jenner announced she filed paperwork to run for the political position of governor of California, seemingly following in her son-in-law Kanye West’s footsteps.
Caitlyn Jenner Follows Kanye West’s Political Hustle
In a press release, Jenner revealed that she intended to interrupt the status quo by challenging current governor Gavin Newsom. She claimed that Newsom handled the pandemic terribly for the Golden State and that she intended to get the state moving in the right direction again if she won office.
I’m in! California is worth fighting for.
Kanye West Spent $13+ Million On Presidential Bid
In February 2021, it was revealed that Kanye dropped over $13.2 million on his run for presidential office, which garnered only 66,000 total votes across the country per his final Federal Election Commission report. The 42-year-old music star spent $12.5 million of his own money, getting an additional $2M or so from donors and outside sources.
West launched his campaign on July 4 last year, running under the “Birthday Party,” on a platform mixing Christian and fiscal conservatism along with a focus on the arts and on criminal justice reform. He ended his run four months later with about $1.3 million in the bank. (PEOPLE)
Kanye Believes Presidential Run Cost Him His Marriage
In February 2021, ‘Ye mulled over some things in life. Following his publicized divorce from reality TV star Kim Kardashian, recent reports say he’s revisiting everything that went down and texting his way through things. Kanye reportedly believes that his 2020 presidential run cost him his marriage. He views it as the “straw that broke the camel’s back” and it was what put Kim K over the edge in terms of seeking divorce.
“He’s in that place of ‘if only,’” says the source. “‘If only I had done this, if only I hadn’t done that.’ He’s processing things.” “He thinks that the Presidential run was the straw that broke the camel’s back,” the source adds. “Before that, there was hope. After that, none. It cost him his marriage.” (PEOPLE)
Caitlyn Jenner Reacts To Kylie + Travis Scott’s Newborn
Caitlyn Jenner is beyond proud of her daughter Kylie Jenner and her parenting goals. In Feburary 2018, the high-profile entertainer reacted to her mini-me and boyfriend Travis Scott becoming parents. CJ went to Instagram to share some heartfelt words for the new parents.
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