Star: Kris Jenner keeps Bruce in line by blackmailing him for cross dressing

Back in early 2012, the late Robert Kardashian’s widow, Ellen, started selling details to the tabloids about Kris Jenner and the Kardashian family. She revealed the alleged story that Bruce Jenner loved to cross dress and would regularly wear women’s clothing, shoes (in his size) and lingerie. Ellen heard this second hand from Bruce’s first wife, Chrystie Crownover. According to what Ellen claims Chrystie told her, Kris Jenner was tolerant of her new husband’s proclivity for women’s fashion and did not seem to mind it.

In the wake of Bruce and Kris Jenner’s very calculated split announcement, Star Magazine is running a cover story claiming that Kris is blackmailing Bruce to stay on the show by threatening to reveal his crossdressing secret if he dares stand up to her. To me this begs the question: has Kris really threatened Bruce like this or is Star just opportunistically recycling old news? Here’s more, thanks to Star Magazine:

When Bruce and Kris Jenner announced their separation last week, it didn’t come as much of a surprise. After all, the former Olympian had admittedly moved out of the Kardashian home into his own Malibu beach house, and Kris was caught multiple times partying with younger men. However, an insider tells Star that there’s even more that went into the breakup than just that!

“Bruce has a feminine side,” our source reveals. “He likes growing his hair out, likes getting manicures and pedicures and won’t leave his house without his diamond earrings. And he’s obsessed with plucking his eyebrows!”

To Star readers, the 63-year-old’s feminine qualities are no surprise. Two years ago, we first reported his fetish with cross-dressing, and now, more sources are coming forward that echo our original report — including details about how he “borrowed” stepdaughter Kim Kardashian’s lingerie!

“Kris has told Bruce that she will reveal his secret if he doesn’t go along with her plans about their split or their show,” the insider adds.

Pick up the latest issue of Star, on newsstands now, for more exclusive details about Bruce’s big secret!

[From Star Magazine]

Of course this is potentially humiliating to Bruce, but Kris doesn’t care about that. My philosophy about anything that is embarrassing to an ex partner but does not otherwise hurt you or others, particularly bedroom stuff, is that you should not betray that trust. It doesn’t matter what happened in the breakup, you keep quiet about an ex’s secrets because you would want the same courtesy. In no way am I saying that Bruce should be ashamed of being transgender, if that’s what he considers himself, or of being a cross dresser. (I think that Star is confusing the two.) I’m saying that it should be his decision, if this is true, whether to go public with that. It sounds like a bedroom kink that Star is blowing out of proportion, but I could be wrong.

There are several related stories about these two, particularly one in Radar that reveals how calculated a move this separation and divorce is. Radar claims that Kris won’t divorce Bruce until after the final episode of their show airs and their contract runs out, in 2015. The idea is to keep viewers tuning in to see the Jenner’s marriage unravel. That’s some cold, manipulative sh*t, and it also suggests to me that Star’s story could be true – Kris could be keeping Bruce in line by threatening him.

Radar also claims that Kris’s poor treatment of Bruce, and her constant ambition, contributed to the demise of their marriage. Also, Kris is said to be jealous of Bruce’s relationship with his second wife, Brody and Brandon’s mom, Linda Thompson. That sounds like pure spin to me. I doubt Kris gives a crap about Bruce except to ensure that he goes along with her master plan.

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Kris & Bruce Jenner Have A Meeting In Woodland Hills

These photos are of Kris and Bruce headed to a meeting separately on 10-9 and of Kris out on 10-10. Credit:

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  1. Dawn says:

    So just come out with it and take her power away. Enough of this horrid woman her family. Really nothing could be as bad Bruce then what she shows of you on that show.

    • lovegossip says:

      Yep, exactly. I was thinking that too. He needs to know people would rather know this “secret” than for her to have any “power” over him at all. He needs to call her bluff and see that the public doesn’t care about that. Rather they care if he gets away. If it’s true…. ;-)

      • Evelyn says:

        That’s what I thought. If Bruce were to come out and say it I don’t think people would shocked and appalled, I think it’s be more “take your balls, money, daughters and run”
        Do they not realize he is the sympathetic character here?

    • holly hobby says:

      It’s not really a scandal now since it’s been reported in the rags before. I say he should just have a nice talk with Oprah and let it all hang out. It’s not a big deal because he’s not hurting anyone. It’s not like he’s a pedophile or something like that.

  2. mkyarwood says:

    He always looks sad to me.

    • Cazzee says:

      Me, too. I hope he finds some happiness.

    • MoxyLady007 says:

      I felt badly for him until I happened to catch an episode where his son was confronting him about being a poor father and never being around. And Bruce said, we both made mistakes about an instance when the son was a really small child. He kept placing blame for his shitty parenting on his son, insisting that they share blame for his actions. Pure selfishness. Awful.

    • Erinn says:

      Sad, but I have absolutely no sympathy for him. The man has plenty of means to take care of himself. Nobody is holding a gun to his head and making him partake in this circus. He’s a shitty dad, and he takes no responsibility for his life.

      • cs says:

        Didn’t his first wife (his college sweetheart)find out she was pregnant after he told her he was in love with Linda Thompson (Brody’s mother) and wanted a divorce? Linda got pregnant shortly after. I think they both were pregnant at the same.

        I don’t feel sorry for him either.

      • lisa says:

        i know he asked his first wife to abort their second kid so he could go be a celebrity

        he kind of does look like renee richards in this pic, but kris looks like an old reject from drag race so they are even

      • JLM says:

        lisa – he looks EXACTLY like Renee Richards in the profile pic.

        As to whether he does or doesn’t cross-dress, or is or isn’t transgender, who cares? I feel bad if he’s holding back who he is for appearance’s sake, when nobody really gives a s**t. As far as most people are concerned, he’s just some 60-year old dude who was on the cover of Wheaties’ boxes 35 years ago.

  3. bunny says:

    She’s just jealous that he makes a prettier woman.

  4. LadyMTL says:

    I feel bad for this guy, he’s been totally emasculated (no double-entendres intended) by this woman. It wouldn’t surprise me at all if Kris did try to milk this for the show, I don’t put anything past her.

    • Decloo says:

      Maybe that’s the way he likes it. If he is a cross-dresser or wishes to be a woman then it wouldn’t be weird that he allows her to dominate him. Who cares if he wants to cross-dress or even change his sex? None of that is shocking anymore.

      • JLM says:

        You seem to be implying that MTFs, crossdressers, and women prefer to be dominated, which seems like a pretty big assumption to me. I’m a woman, and don’t want anybody telling me what to do.

  5. Inconceivable! says:

    If give Bruce credit if he just left the show immediately, regardless of what Kris says about him. Cross dressing, Bruce? At least you stood up to Kris and quit. (That is IF the story is true).

  6. Jacqueline says:

    Call her on her BS! At a certain point, nothing she could do or say would be worse than getting this nonsense over with. Even if he does love to wear lacy panties *allegedly,* it will completely backfire on Kris, from a PR standpoint. She was married to him for two and a half decades, but now she’s going to smear him for being kinky – now that it’s over? It’s going to make her look vindictive and I would be calling her bluff on the fact that it would hurt her more than him.

    Or he can beat her to the punch, admit it, mockingly acknowledge it or whatever, say “here’s what Kris is going to say… And I’m going to say it for her” poof! No more ace-in-the-hole.

  7. brin says:

    Living with a pack of wolves would be better than a pack of Kardashians.

    • MonicaQ says:

      At least wolves have standards and practices when it comes to who get what and where. And are also far more cute.

  8. Izzy says:

    His face looks horrible, he should’ve stopped about 15 procedures ago.

    Also, because I try not to look to closely lest my soul be stolen by a Kardashidemonspawn, I never realized that his eyebrows are so thin. I used to overpluck like that. Not a good look for anyone.

  9. But Why says:

    Bruce has more to tell, im sure of that.

  10. Patricia says:

    I agree that he should just come out with it and own it himself if it is true. If people judge him that is THEIR problem. He has every right to do what he does in the bedroom, in his own home, even in public if he felt the need. It is his own choice what he puts on his body and people should not be made to feel bad if they choose to cross dress.
    Kris would look even worse of a pathetic hag if Bruce said “I’m not going to let you use this against me” and came out with it himself. I can’t believe she would use his personal bedroom behavior this way, she had sunk to a new low.

  11. eliza says:

    So what if he’s a Louboutin loving Chanel wearing Birkin bag carrying man/woman? Who isn’t in Hollyweird? Bruce should just stroll out of his Malibu digs one morning in full get up and embrace his inner clothes horse snd show that bitch he isn’t going to be controlled by ber any longer. He deserves some peace and a HUGE chunk of the Kardashian $ pie for having to put up with that nonsense for far too long.

    • Christin says:

      He would come out of it much better if he would do that. Just own it and stop letting her run (or ruin) things.

    • Brandi says:

      Eliza, I love your comment! I agree. At this point he should do what makes him happy & forget Kris. This story could be total BS but she’s so awful I totally believe she would blackmail him.

  12. Square Bologna says:

    Pimp Momma Kris just needs to go away!!!! Enough!!!!

  13. janie says:

    Star?? Kris? Seriously?

  14. NewWester says:

    Does Kris think about how this mudslinging will affect her two youngest daughters? No matter how you feel about the person it is not a good idea to trash the father(mother) of your children.
    But, then again maybe Kris is thinking of yet another storyline. A future scene of her discussing how Bruce turned Kendell and Kylie against her.

  15. Susie Q says:

    Since it’s a cover story now he might just as well tell her where to go. Kris is a real pig, she’ll hurt her own kids to get her way.

  16. Kim1 says:

    Where is the story about Kendall and Kylie looking drunk leaving nightclub @tmz?

  17. MonicaQ says:

    If it’s out there already and it IS true then kick her to the curb and spray Bitch-B-Gone all over your house and don’t look back.

  18. neelyo says:

    I think it’s true. I’ve heard this rumor several times before.

  19. Feebee says:

    Nothing people could say about any alleged cross dressing would be as bad as what they’re saying now about him re his marriage, his parenting, his looks etc. so if it’s true he should rip the bandaid off and get on with getting free of her.

  20. lower-case deb says:

    cross-dressing and cosplaying as Glenn Close?

  21. Nicolette says:

    What is up with his hair? Well, I say tit for tat here. I’m sure Kris has MANY secrets she doesn’t want revealed. If I were Bruce I’d stand up to her and ask “Do you really want to go there?”

    • FunFactor says:

      I dated a (heterosexual)cross-dresser for a couple of years and Bruce’s proclivities along those lines are wildly obvious once you know what to look for. Many cross-dressers wear wigs, but it’s more fun and “real” to grow your hair long enough so you can style it in feminine ‘do’s. Bruce is taking a lot of criticism of his hair style, but many people don’t understand what’s going on.

  22. Mandy says:

    I know I shouldn’t wish ill on others, but I can’t help but hope something really, really horrible happens to this woman.

  23. Kiddo says:

    So who is Hollywood’s bossiest wife?

  24. Blannie says:

    I finally figured out who Bruce looks like with his long hair and plucked eyebrows – Dr. Renee Richards! She’s a transgendered eye doctor/pro tennis player who was one of the most famous people to openly change genders. Here’s her picture:

  25. Aud says:

    To think that Bruce Jenner was once a decathlete.
    Now, even Chuck Norris looks fitter.

  26. Jackson says:

    A bit off topic, but the other day I saw old pics of Kris Jenner (on Radar.) OMG I did not even recognize her. It’s obvious she has had a lot of work done but I never realized just how much work. It is shocking!

    And I totally agree – some things should remain private, even after a break-up or divorce. I agree with a poster above that Bruce would have way more nasty stuff to tell the world about KJ than her ‘bombshell’ that Bruce is a cross-dresser. I’m thinking most people would think ‘oh well, Bruce is kind of odd. So tell us how nasty Kris is behind the scenes.’ In other words, eh, who cares if that’s what he likes. People want the dirt on that nasty woman.

    • Hakura says:

      @Jackson – I saw those old pics of Kris too! (& then found some others, from the beginning of her relationship w/Bruce). What shocked me, about a lot of her much younger pics, was how much like *Kourtney* she looked (or, how much Kourtney looks like what Kris’ REAL face looked like, as a younger woman). Kris has had all these surgeries to look more & more like *Kim* (her openly proclaimed ‘favorite’) but her true face looked so much like Kourtney’s does now.

  27. dorothy says:

    Whatever it is, it’s worth Bruce putting it out there to save his young daughters.

  28. fabgrrl says:

    Jeez, what is the world coming to if you can’t let your freak flag fly with your spouse for fear of exposure?

    And being transgendered is entirely different from being an occasional cross dresser.

  29. palermo says:

    OK. We have heard this rumor for decades, so how is it possible to blackmail him now. None of these women were disgusted enough not to marry him, they are golddiggers if so. Who cares, move on. I am still shuddering from Kimmy’s big arse photo that came out today. Not one picture of her with her daughter, but she has time to post that. The whole family is crazy.

  30. truthful says:


    I could careless, I always said the true STAR in that family is and always will be BRUCE.

    history shows it.

    I want to hear more from Kris’s sister, she’ll straighten her out quick!

  31. Muffy says:

    He may be a transvestite, or transgendered, I don’t care it’s none of my business. I just think he’d be happier if he left this group, they are all awful, talentless nothings and I can’t wait to see them turn into Vanilla Ice and just go away forever! I also think that he is narsacistic and has made himself look like an alien. I don’t feel sorry for him one bit, he has stayed with this shrew for decades, he choose to stay.

  32. Corrie says:

    What Bruce should be mad about is his ex convincing him to get his face reworked so much he looks like a cross dresser. Why Bruce why… would you do that to yourself. Bruce was a cutie.

  33. bettyrose says:

    Don’t these people ever just crave a quiet drama free day at home with pizza?

  34. Jayna says:

    He’s not trying to get out of the show. They’ve set it up for next season. Why do you think his sons played a prominent role this season. He wants to continue on to help his sons out with being on next season.

  35. Jennabean says:

    Really he steals Kim lingerie ?? In what world is Bruce Jenner fitting into kimmodes draws?? That is where I draw the line one I bet he has better style and two that is not physically possible so therefore star I call BS

    • Hakura says:

      THAT was my 1st thought! How the Hell could he keep her drawers on, considering her huge ass, & his lacking an even average feminine shape? (Unless they’re trying to suggest that was back when Kim was really young, which would just be gross). Sounded like that was just something they threw in for more ‘shock value’ (like ‘not only is he a *freak*, but stole his step daughter’s panties!’) Whole thing is just a big mess of truth, lies, & likely ridiculous exaggeration.

  36. Hakura says:

    I can’t help but feel a bit sorry for the man. I know he’s dug his own hole, & have heard some negative things regarding his parenting (& that’s even aside from his lack of protecting his daughters from what he knew Kris was doing).

    But I feel worst for his girls…(& of course his other children from other relationships… Even the Kardashian girls have been practically raised by him). But the young Jenner girls…They’re the real ‘losers’ in all this, at the end of the day. They’ve had it hard enough, they don’t deserve having to deal w/even more on top of it.

  37. UsedToBeLulu says:

    He’s only 63??

  38. Maritza says:

    Knowing Kris Jenner I bet she would approve if he would want to live as a woman so long as the cameras keep rolling. Now that would be worth watching instead of all the phony baloney they are filming.

  39. mar says:

    I like Bruce. I am glad he left that crazy lady

  40. lindy loo says:

    This witch actually seems to think people like & admire her. I actually think I like her human urinal daughter more than I do her.

  41. My2cents says:

    I wish someone would tell him that growing his hair long won’t cover that bald spot on the top.

  42. John says:

    Kris wasn’t Robert Kardashian’s widow, they were long-divorced at the time of his death. She and Bruce had already been married for 12 years, and he had married twice subsequently

  43. karkar says:

    WTF cares if he dresses up in women’s clothing IN HIS OWN PRIVATE time @ least he doesn’t stike deals to sell HIS daughters Porn tape like their mother. I would be afraid to put on Kims Lingerie with all the D*** she’s been on. No thanks LOl don’t fall for the blackmail Jenner, rat the Momma pimp out.

  44. Carolyn says:

    Everyone. Take PMK’s power away by not watching a single episode of their shows or buying any of their products.

    Bruce. Spill the K secrets PMK really doesn’t want the public to know. Please.

    Then we’ll see who’s boss.

    “Team No Kardashians in the media by 2015″