Laverne Cox Has Caitlyn Jenner's Back

Laverne Cox Has Caitlyn Jenner's Back

The actress admires the "grace" with which the reality star is handling transition.

Published June 1, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner has received an outpouring of support ever since the former Olympian announced the decision to transition from male to female, and one of the strongest voices in Jenner's corner has been Laverne Cox.

We caught up with the Orange Is the New Black star on the Billboard Music Awards red carpet to talk about the aftermath of Jenner's announcement. "I always think it's a positive thing when trans folks come forward publicly, live authentically," says Cox, referring to Jenner as "Bruce" since the interview took place before the reality star publicly revealed Caitlyn to the world.

Watch the interview below:


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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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