Caitlyn Jenner, the transgender athlete, reality star and former California gubernatorial candidate, has signed on to Fox News Media as a contributor.
Jenner’s first appearance will be Thursday on Hannity. Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott said in a statement: “Caitlyn’s story is an inspiration to us all.
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 said in a statement, “I am humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to Fox News Media’s
millions of viewers about a range of issues that are important to the American people.”
Jenner ran in last year’s California recall election, but garnered just 1% of the vote. The hiring comes as some of the network’s personalities have targeted
The Walt Disney Company for its opposition to a Florida law that bans classroom discussion of sexual orientation
or gender identity from kindergarten to third grade. The law, which has been dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill by its detractors,
was signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week. According to Lis Power, director of media intelligence at progressive watchdog Media Matters for America,
Fox News Hires Caitlyn
Fox news has mentioned Disney more than 250 times since Wednesday morning.