Caitlyn Jenner Shuts Down Smug Faced Piers Morgan Over Comment About Her Body

When it was revealed that Piers Morgan and Caitlyn Jenner were sitting down for a Life Stories chat, most people assumed there would be a controversial moment or two.

The ITV special is due to air tomorrow, however audiences have been treated to a quick snippet - and Ms Jenner does not hold back.

Credit: ITV

Surely, most people would know to be sensitive when asking a transgendered person about their body and how they've transitioned. Morgan pulled out an Olympic action figurine of Bruce Jenner and asked Caitlyn how her physique has changed between then and now.

However, during the question he threw in, 'obviously certain areas we know', and that put Ms Jenner on edge.

The 68-year-old hit back, saying: "You made a comment there and that's why you would get in trouble, OK? You said, 'certain areas' - that, to a trans-person, is disrespectful.

"It's not funny. It's life. It's a very serious part of my life.

Caitlyn kept her composure as she educated Piers on how to approach the topic of a transgendered person's body. Credit: ITV
Caitlyn kept her composure as she educated Piers on how to approach the topic of a transgendered person's body. Credit: ITV

"I take that very seriously and so out of respect to myself and the community, it's not something that you joke about. This is serious stuff. People die over these issues. It's not a joke."

When he's first pulled up about his comment, Morgan sat up and appeared smug, almost as if he knew he'd crossed a line. He even asks why it's not okay to make jokes about transgendered people and their bodies.

But when Ms Jenner explains why it's 'disrespectful' and the pain she's gone through, the Good Morning Britain presenter replied: "Point taken."

A few people took to Morgan's Twitter account to tell him off for his insensitive approach to the question.

Caitlyn added: "There is a lot of pain in my life that I dealt with and it was not a joke and all the things I have done I take very seriously as it affects a lot of people."

Once that topic was done and dusted, the pair moved onto how Caitlyn's transition to become a woman has affected her relationships with her family. She admitted she hasn't spoken to her former wife Kris in a year and it's been months since she's interacted with Kim, Khloe or Kourtney.

According to the Evening Standard, Ms Jenner went on to say: "The only ones I'm really concerned about are Kendall and Kylie, yeah they are biological kids.

"I spent 23 years of my life carpooling those kids around, raising them, taking care of them."

The full interview will premiere tomorrow on ITV.

Sources: Daily Mail, Evening Standard

Featured Image Credit: ITV

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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