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Caitlyn Jenner, 72, joins Fox News as a paid commentator

Caitlyn Jenner, 72, joins Fox News as a paid commentator: Network chief Suzanne Scott says the reality star is a ‘trailblazer’ and her story is an ‘inspiration to us all’

  • Fox News announced on Thursday it has hired Caitlyn Jenner as a contributor
  • Jenner, 72, will make her first appearance as a pundit on Sean Hannity’s show on Thursday night   
  • Jenner posted on her Instagram page that she is ‘humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to @foxnews millions of viewers’

Fox News announced it has hired Olympic champion and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner as a paid contributor, with her first appearance set for Thursday on Sean Hannity’s program.

Jenner, 72, the former Olympic decathlete, ran an unsuccessful campaign for California governor last year as a Republican. She was defeated by Democrat Gavin Newsom, finishing the race 13th. 

The network said Jenner, who is a transgender woman, will offer commentary and analysis across various Fox News Media platforms.

Fox News announced on Thursday it has hired Caitlyn Jenner, 72, a paid contributor. Jenner is pictured at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 30th Annual Academy Awards viewing party on Sunday

Jenner posted on her Instagram page that she is 'humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to @foxnews millions of viewers'

Jenner posted on her Instagram page that she is ‘humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to @foxnews millions of viewers’

Jenner will make her first appearance as a pundit on Sean Hannity's show on Thursday night

Jenner will make her first appearance as a pundit on Sean Hannity’s show on Thursday night 

‘Caitlyn’s story is an inspiration to us all,’ said Suzanne Scott, Fox News Media CEO. ‘She is a trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a variety of fields that will be a tremendous asset for our audience.’

Jenner won the Olympic gold medal in the decathlon in 1976. She came out as a transgender in 2015 and identifies as a female.

She wrote on her Instagram page, which is followed by 12.7million users: ‘I am humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to @foxnews millions of viewers about a range of issues that are important to the American people.’

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