Caitlyn Jenner may have been named a runner-up for Time's Person of the Year after having such a groundbreaking year, but she wants everyone to know that she isn't officially a spokesperson for the transgender community.
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Even though she adamantly explained that role has been projected on her by the media, the 66-year-old opened up to the popular publication about how she hopes to do her best to represent transgender individuals, saying:
"The more as I proceed and go forward, it is important for me to try to project a good image for this community."
But, the "good image" she wants to present has upset quite a few people. The former Olympian describes it, explaining:
"One thing that has always been important for me, and it may seem very self-absorbed or whatever, is first of all your presentation of who you are. I think it's much easier for a trans woman or a trans man who authentically kind of looks and plays the role."
Hmm. Isn't the whole point of raising awareness about the struggles faced within this community so that transgender people can be accepted and comfortable just being themselves, not trying to fit a certain mold or image that appeases our critical society?
Unfortunately, Perezcious readers, if you thought that remark was bad, the reality star's controversial comment only got worse when she said:
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