Bruce Jenner: Distancing Himself From Kardashians as Gender Transition Continues

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Bruce Jenner is distancing himself from the Kardashians - find out why Marc Piasecki/GC Images


Bruce Jenner is focused on his own reality now! Sources tell Us Weekly that the Olympic legend and patriarch, 65, is limiting his interactions with the Kardashian clan.

“Besides Khloé, the Kardashians were not on board with his [male-to-female] transition,” one source says of his stepchildren Kourtney, 35, Kim, 34, Khloe, 30, and Rob Kardashian, 28. “His boys, Brody and Brandon stuck by him, but Bruce feels like Kris and her girls only support him publicly to make themselves look good.”

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Bruce Jenner, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Robert Kardashian arrive at the City of Hope Spirit of Life Awards in 2011. Chelsea Lauren/WireImage

In fact, son Brandon (with ex-wife Linda Thompson) sat down with Diane Sawyer for the eagerly anticipated docu-special on Jenner’s journey while insiders tell Us Weekly that his daughters Kendall, 19, and Kylie, 17, have not filmed segments. The 20/20 special is slated to air April 24 at 9 p.m. ET. 

Still, Jenner doesn’t want his daughters to get lost in the drama.

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Bruce Jenner and Kim Kardashian step out on October 20, 2014. Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

“He’s constantly buying his girls gifts all of a sudden and everyone’s worried that he’s acting out or trying to buy affection,” a second source adds of the star, who recently revealed on Keeping Up With the Kardashians that he’s managing his own finances for the first time in two decades. See more pics of Bruce through the years.

Adds the source, “They are all trying to talk him into spending less, but he’s doing things his way now.”

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