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Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and Anna Kendrick all send praise to Caitlyn after her Vanity Fair shoot.
This week the world met Caitlyn Jenner for the first time, as Bruce Jenner officially confirmed the name she'll now go by after beginning the transition into a woman in a glamorous photoshoot for Vanity Fair.
And the showbiz world has reacted with a HUGE outpouring of support for Caitlyn as everyone from Lady Gaga and Ellen DeGeneres to Anna Kendrick and, of course, her own family members reached out on Twitter to send their messages of congratulations.
"This shot was about my life and who I am as a person," Caitlyn explains in the 22-page cover story. "It's not about the fanfare, it's not about people cheering in the stadium, it's not about going down the street and everybody giving you 'that a boy, Bruce' pat on the back. OK, this is about your life."
Picture: Courtesy of Vanity Fair
Caitlyn launched her official Twitter account this week and managed to beat US President Barack Obama's record for the most Twitter followers amassed in a short time, after racking up one million followers in just four hours. Jenner's follower count now numbers close to two million!
"Another Jenner world record, and at 65? Who'da thought! Humbled & honoured to have reached 1M followers in 4 hrs. Thank you for your support," Caitlyn tweeted to her new followers. "I'm so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self. Welcome to the world Caitlyn. Can't wait for you to get to know her/me."
Another Jenner world record, and at 65? Who'da thought! Humbled & honored to have reached 1M followers in 4 hrs. Thank you for your support.— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) June 1, 2015
I'm so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self. Welcome to the world Caitlyn. Can't wait for you to get to know her/me.— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) June 1, 2015
Caitlyn's daughter Kendall posted a succinct but beautiful tribute when she wrote: "Now that's a cover. Be free now pretty bird."
now that's a cover. https://t.co/jPxSxMNwZ4— Kendall Jenner (@KendallJenner) June 1, 2015
be free now pretty bird.— Kendall Jenner (@KendallJenner) June 1, 2015
And naturally Kim Kardashian also showed her approval for Caitlyn's glamorous new look and her bravery:
Caitlyn Jenner for Vanity Fair Annie Leibovitz! How beautiful! Be happy, be proud, live life YOUR way! pic.twitter.com/39fryBwUqE— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) June 1, 2015
"Caitlyn, @Caitlyn_Jenner thank for being a part of all of our lives & using your platform to change people's minds," Lady Gaga tweeted.
I just want Caitlyn Jenner to take me out and teach me how to drive a stick shift in heels.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) June 1, 2015
Congratulations Caitlyn— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) June 1, 2015
Hi Caitlyn— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) June 1, 2015
CAITLYN JENNER YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) June 1, 2015