Kris Jenner is embarrassed by her ex-husband's gender transition, her sister Karen has claimed.
The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star is still coming to terms with the fact her marriage ended when Bruce Jenner, who is now living as a woman called Caitlyn, decided to change sex but despite her inner turmoil, the showbiz matriarch is putting on a brave face and dealing with it as best she can.
Kris' younger sibling Karen told the new issue of Heat magazine: "It's still so strange, all of us are trying to adjust to things because it was such a shock. I don't think anyone is used to the fact that this is Bruce.
"Of course, we all love Caitlyn but I felt so bad for Kris, she was so hurt and is still coming to terms with it. Kris doesn't talk about it much because she finds it embarrassing, I think she's hurt more than anything.
"But my sister is a genius at marketing so she's very good at hiding her feelings. Kris doesn't want the world to think her life is falling apart."
Despite her current struggles, Karen believes Kris, who had two daughters, Kylie and Kendall, with Bruce, will go on to forge a strong friendship with Caitlyn once she has accepted his decision to become a woman had nothing to do with their life together.
Karen added: "We love Bruce so much. He did a very brave thing. If it makes him happy, then it's good.
"It hasn't been fun for Kris, the whole world has seen this played out, but I think her and Caitlyn will end up as friends. This is something none of us dreamed would happen, but now only time will tell what happens next."