Brody Jenner Confesses When He First Learned About Father Caitlyn Jenner’s Transition Change: “I Was Like 27 Years Old”

Date July 18, 2019

Brody Jenner is opening up about when he first knew about his father's transition change. The Hills star is Caitlyn Jenner’s youngest son from her second marriage to actress Linda Thompson.

Jenner family feud

Over the years, Brody Jenner has had a fractured relationship with his dad, former Olympian Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn.

Though she was rarely present in her children's lives from the second marriage, Brody invited her to his wedding. But everything went wrong when Caitlyn called a week before the nuptials and canceled, referring to the busy schedule.

Brody’s new revelation

A few years ago Bruce Jenner came out to the world as Caitlyn Jenner. In a new episode on The Hills: New Beginnings, Brody Jenner revealed when he first learned about his father’s transition.

The reality star also confessed that he and his father never had a great relationship. He said:

She never told me until I was like 27 years old, when she told me what he was going through. She waited to tell us till we were old enough to understand better, I think it was the right thing to do.

Brody also revealed his mother, Linda Thompson, knew about her former husband's desire to transition "for decades."

His disappointment

Brody’s wife revealed The Hills star was deeply disappointed Caitlyn called to canceled her trip to the wedding. Opening up about the incident, Caitlyn’s son said:

Not having my dad at the wedding, it was a bummer. Honestly, it really did hurt and I would have loved to have her there, but she had better things to do. Apparently.

Though the two became close in later years, confessed they became distant again after Bruce transitioned into a woman.