Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce jenner, and ex-wife Kris Jenner exchange barbs in a new Vanity Fair interview. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce jenner, and ex-wife Kris Jenner exchange barbs in a new Vanity Fair interview. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Kris Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner) have exchanged nasty asides since Bruce came out as a woman, confirming an earlier IM report that Kris was shocked by the transition and felt challenged and threatened by the family’s new matriarch.

Caitlyn finally spoke out candidly about her 23-year marriage to Kris in a new Vanity Fair interview. He came out as a woman in the magazine.

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She slammed Kris for being “controlling” and says she felt “mistreated” during their marriage.

Kris, he added, just “wasn’t very nice” and not because of her gender change. She was jealous of him and attempted to marginalize him with the girls.

IM broke the news a day ago, citing a source, that bad blood existed between the two and that Kris was on an emotional roller coaster over the transition.

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At the heart of the problem is Kris’s jealously and fear that Caitlyn will try to supplant her as the family matriarch, especially regarding Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

The kids, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, have all put on a happy face over Caitlyn’s coming out. They have come to the conclusion that it’s all just part of the long, strange trip they’ve been on all these years, according to our source.

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But Kris is bitter and so is Caitlyn, who had this to say:

“The first 15 years I felt she needed me more because I was the breadwinner. Then really around the show, when that hit and she was running the whole show and getting credit for it and she had her own money, she didn’t need me as much from that standpoint… I think in a lot of ways she became less tolerant of me. A lot of times she wasn’t very nice. People would see how I got mistreated. She controlled the money, all that kind of stuff.”

Caitlyn, in another confirmation of IM’s story, said Kris reacted the poorest when she found out about her plans. “It was like the most passive-aggressive thing I think I ever experienced,’ Kris told the magazine about her experience living with Bruce.

“He was married to me and he wasn’t who he wanted to be so he was miserable… All I was doing was working very hard for my family so that we could all have a wonderful future, and he was p***ed off. At the end of my relationship with Bruce he definitely had a lot of social anxiety… That was one of the reasons we were in a struggle at the end.”

Kris and Bruce were married in 1991; it was his third marriage and her second. Robert Kardashian, her previous husband and father of Kim, Kourtney and (presumably) Khloe, died of cancer.

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