Caitlyn Jenner talks about 'The Secrets of My Life'

The television personality and advocate appears live on "GMA" to discuss her new tell all book.
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called "The secrets of my life" about her journey to becoming her true self. Joining us for her first live interview to talk about it all, crate ly Kaitlyn. Good to see you. We've been friends forever. For a long time. I've called you about coming out and playing golf with knee. I don't want you to beat me. That's why I haven't shown up. You don't want to get beaten up by a 67-year-old transwoman. It's embarrassing, isn't it? We will do that. I remember two years ago you spoke with Diane sawyer and in that interview you said I want to change the world. Do you think you've done that in some ways? I don't know. You know, I'll let other people determine that. I think I certainly have over the last two years opened up the conversation about a very marginalized community and I'm very proud of that. I really had no choice but to come out publicly just because the tabloids and the media were just destroying me for so long. But I also tried to -- if I do that, can I make a difference. And so I've just worked over the last two years, been misunderstood, made a lot of mistakes, but I've worked hard to try to make a difference for our community and will continue to do that. And in this special on Friday which I watched on Friday night, you had a chance to speak with some families who had different opinions on transgender. Do you think that those conversations have changed your perspective or helped your perspective? I've learned a lot. Over the last two years -- when I did the first Diane sawyer, I had never met anybody who was trans. You had never met anyone? Never. I couldn't out myself, you know. I had to stay stealthy. So over the last two years it has been a learning process. And I have met some of the most wonderful people in this community who have been through such difficult times in their life and they've overcome these things. Honestly, I think everybody should go out and meet a trans person instead of thinking, oh, my god, they're trans, I can't talk to them, I don't know, find out about their story. There are amazing people. There's nothing more fun for me than just going out and spending time. The other night I had dinner with three other trans girls and we sat around at dinner talking, sharing our conversations of their lives and what they've been through. They're fascinating. I've just so enjoyed being part of that community. As you said, this hasn't been easy for you, it hasn't been easy for your family and we have a clip from last night's episode of the Kardashians. This is what your ex-wife, Kris Jenner, had to say about your book. I've never been so angry and disappointed in somebody in my whole life. I'm done. Done. Now, do you think she has any reason to feel that way? Do you think -- I didn't see it last night. Thanks for showing that. That's what we're here for. Yeah. I missed it last night. Actually, I don't watch the show very often, but, first of all, I feel like the book is extraordinarily honest. It is my perspective, and obviously when you do a book like that, there's different opinions. I have a lot of friends that know the truth and know what I've been through and know the whole situation. Hey, it's a reality show. It is drama. But you know, I'm just kind of sorry she went down that road, but she's a good person and we've had 23 great years together and raised wonderful, phenomenal kids. Absolutely. And speaking of kids, what is your relationship like with your kids now? Um, you know, when you go through something like this, you always hope for the best, and it could not have been any better. My kids have been absolutely great. Now, you're certainly closer with some than you are with the others. But that's always in a relationship. But also, I always wonder because I don't see them as much as I used to see them, obviously, and so you wonder is that because of what I went through or just because, you know what, I raised wonderful kids. From the beginning, entrepreneurial, be smart, this is a business, you got to treat it like a business. All of them have gone out, have kids. I've got 11 grandchildren now, have children, have successful jobs. They travel all over the world. That's also the reason why I don't see them quite as much as any parent feels the exact same way. I thank you for coming here and sharing this with us. I promise you we're going to play some golf. You better. You got to give me some

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