CAITLYN Jenner is "unlikely" to get public endorsement from the Kardashians in her run to the be next governor of California, a source has claimed.
TV star Jenner announced yesterday she will stand as a Republican in an attempt to unseat Democrat incumbent Gavin Newsom in next year's election or last this year in a potential recall race against him.
"I'm in! California is worth fighting for," Jenner tweeted on Friday morning, as she vies to follow in the celeb footsteps of 'The Governator' Arnold Schwarzenegger.
A source has claimed however that The Keeping Up With Kardashians star may not receive much ringing public backing from her family – with them yet to weigh in.
Yahoo Entertainment reported the insider claimed it is "not likely" the famous family will "offer up much public support".
Kim, Kourtney, Kendall, Khloe and Kylie all appeared to celebrate when President Joe Biden, a Democrat, unseated Republican rival Donald Trump in November.
Khloe said she wanted to cry "tears of joy",Kourtney wrote she was "joyful", Kendall said she was "emotional, relived and filled with joy", Kim shared red, white and blue hearts while sharing a tweet from Biden, and Kylie reposted a video of Kamala Harris.
With their apparent Democrat leanings – it appears Caitlyn's decision to stand as a Republican may not earn their support.
Jenner previously backed Trump and had even been pictured wearing a "Make America Great Again" red hat,but in 2018 backed off her endorsement due to his anti-LGBTQ policies.
She wrote in The Washington Post: "I thought Trump would help trans people. I was wrong."
However, her move to stand as a Republican has already made waves amongst her fellow celebs who accused the party of "denying her existence".
Her announcement was slammed by Alyssa Milano, who tweeted back: "With all due respect, Caitlyn Jenner, you are running as a Republican?!
"Republicans deny your existence and are trying to erase trans youth. HELL NO."
Jenner confirmed yesterday that she was running for governor with her new website "Caitlyn For California".
A campaign adviser told Axios: "Certainly she has not seen eye-to-eye with [Trump] on a lot of things.
"I think that Caitlyn will talk to anyone, Democrat or Republican. Donald Trump is not going to be the deciding factor for the state of California."
"California has been my home for nearly 50 years. I came here because I knew that anyone, regardless of their background or station in life, could turn their dreams into reality," the website reads.
"But for the past decade, we have seen the glimmer of the Golden State reduced by one-party rule that places politics over progress and special interests over people.
"Sacramento needs an honest leader with a clear vision."
Newsom campaign spokesman Dan Newman said: "We always knew the Republican recall would be a ludicrous circus full of Trump-supporters, which only reinforces how much Californians appreciate Governor Newsom's competent compassionate experienced leadership during an unprecedented series of crises."
One of Jenner's supporters told the broadcaster she would contest the role as a socially liberal and fiscally conservative Republican.
"I think she has policy positions that align with right-of-center Republicans but also voters who fall outside of that category," the unnamed source added.
But, other celebs, including The View hosts, have slammed Jenner’s bid to lead California.
An unimpressed Joy Behar urged the star to "take a seat – someone with credentials should take on California."
Speaking about Jenner's big political push on The View, Ana Navarro said: "I think it’s great we’re having a discussion about LGBT trans rights – a big topic.
"I think breaking the glass ceiling is a good thing, a trans Republican may change some Republican minds."
Behar however later had to apologize as she used the wrong pronouns to refer to Jenner, mistakenly referred to her as "him".
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