Caitlyn Jenner's politics rubbed some of her new friends the wrong way on Sunday night's "I Am Cait."
Jenner and her new friend group of transgender women were road-tripping to the Human Rights Campaign Center in San Francisco. During their trek, they chatted about transgender people struggling to get hired. That's when Jenner brought up how she was worried that people take advantage of social programs.
"Why should I work? You know, I got a few bucks," said Jenner, imitating those who make use of social programs. "You know, I got a few bucks. I got my room paid for."
"Caitlyn has every right to be just as conservative as she chooses," said Jenny Boylan. "But many transgender men and women need social programs to survive, and that's nothing to be ashamed of."
This isn't the first time Jenner has expressed her conservative views. When she came out in April, she also announced she was a Republican.
Almost immediately after the Vanity Fair cover, several feminists pointed out her privilege.
Laverne Cox penned a Tumblr post in light of Jenner's Vanity Fair cover, saying, "Most trans folks don't have the privileges Caitlyn and I have now. It is those trans folks we must continue to lift up."
This episode of "I Am Cait" just hinted at what went down at the Human Rights Campaign Action Center, but it sounds like things will get even more heated on next week's episode.
This video includes an image from Getty Images.
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