When Caitlyn Jenner revealed herself on the cover of Vanity Fair yesterday, 99 per cent of the world were supportive, encouraging and kind.
The leaders of the pack have been Jenner’s family. Yesterday was the day the Kardashians became a force for good; in responding to Caitlyn’s transition in such a supportive manner, they have played a part in creating a more tolerant, kinder world.
But like everything in life, there are always the one per cent who try to ruin everything.
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Take former actor and now washed up douchebag Drake Bell, for example.
The 28-year-old former Nickelodeon star tweeted “Sorry. Still calling you Bruce.” which he later deleted.
Equally concerning was when Australian journalist and host of Media Watch Paul Barry tweeted about ‘Bruce Jenner’, referring to Caitlyn as ‘he’ while saying he’s sick of the media hype around Jenner.
He later clarified that he was concerned more about the 199 million Twitter hits for Jenner’s name before the Vanity Fair reveal.
Some media outlets also took the moment to compare Caitlyn to other celebrity women, like actress Jessica Lange. Probably not the time, guys.