Former Olympian turned reality show fixture Caitlyn Jenner says her family has been torn apart after the recent revelations in her tell-all book – with her once-close relationship with Kim Kardashian now in the trash pile.
Speaking on Good Morning America, Caitlyn admitted she’s been savagely ditched by Kim, despite raising the starlet as her own child when she was married to Kris Jenner.
“I went overboard to be nice, to be friendly, to be open, but also tell my story and my side of the story,” she said of her book Secrets of My Life. “Since the book came out, I’ve never talked to Kris again. Kim, I haven’t talked to in six, nine months, whatever it is.
“I love Kim. She’s a great person."
“I have such respect for her as a mother, as a businessperson, but like Kris, she is very opinionated, but that’s okay. I love that about her. It’s unfortunate, because actually Kim was the first one I talked to about this issue. She was very straightforward with me. … She’s been very, very good on it. It’s a big loss in my life, not having her there anymore. And to me, I mean, that’s sad. I love all my children. I raised them. I spent 20, almost 25 years of my life with all these kids.”
Kim has in the past claimed she was just taking a breather from Caitlyn and suggested they would one day be reconciled. But so far there’s no sign.
Caitlyn says she’s taking solace in the fact she still has her biological kids in her life.
“My kids — especially Kendall and Kylie, who I spent a lot of time with, and the Jenner side I spend a lot of time with — have been nothing but supportive, and from that standpoint, it’s been great,” she says. “But the Kardashian side, honestly, I really don’t talk to them very often, and … I just kind of deal with that. Fortunately, I have a lot of children.”
This article originally appeared on New Idea.