Caitlyn Jenner insisted Friday that her California gubernatorial bid is “in full operation” after moving to Australia two months before the state’s recall election to film a reality TV show.
“My campaign team is functioning exactly as I am,” Jenner said in a tweet Friday afternoon.
“I’m in this race to win for California, because it’s worth fighting for.”
The reports came after the former Olympic athlete’s statement that she went to Australia earlier this week to film “Big Brother VIP”.
Spokesperson for Jenner’s California gubernatorial campaign trip confirmed For Politico, after Australian tabloids reported on tour For the film “Celebrity Big Brother” abroad. Politico reported that Jenner will return to California on September 14 to campaign via a “bus tour” in the months before the recall election, when she will face Governor Gavin Newsom.
Jenner, 71, is one of eight challengers Demand to oust Newsom In just the second recall election in Golden State history.
Republicans claimed that his visit to Down Under had no bearing on his dedication to leading his home state.
“I’m honoring a work commitment I made before I decided to run for governor,” Jenner said in a tweet. “There’s no stopping in this race to save CA!”
reality tv star announced his candidacy on 23 April. Newsom, the Democratic incumbent, is a favorite to remain in office, the race shows polls.
Jenner has said she wants to carry the same mindset she had as an Olympian to the state capital.
“I wanna take the same fight, same feeling, go to Sacramento, [and] Surround yourself with some of the smartest people around,” Jenner said in May.