Didn’t you hear, babe? Caitlin Jenner is running for California Governor.
Why, you ask? We don’t know. We don’t know anything. We know that sometimes celebrities get bored and do things, and that this may very well be one of those instances.
What we also know is that the internet is hilarious, specifically the trans internet. And we on the trans internet (and the regular internet!) are having some very strong feelings about this announcement.
Writer Katelyn Burns of the podcast “Cancel Me, Daddy”, put it in terms we can all understand.
Me logging on to twitter and seeing the Caitlyn Jenner news pic.twitter.com/dUhgEBDpFo
— Katelyn Burns (@transscribe) April 23, 2021
Study Hall’s P.E. Moskowitz had this exciting announcement:
some personal news: i’ve joined caitlyn jenner’s campaign as director of PR. I’m so excited to focus my primary responsibilities on making everyone forget she killed someone by running them over with her car.
— p.e. moskowitz (@_pem_pem) April 23, 2021
Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace was just tired.
I wish Caitlyn Jenner would just not
— Laura Jane Grace (@LauraJaneGrace) April 23, 2021
And @SaintHoax gave us the perfect GIF for the occasion:
Caitlyn Jenner: I’m running for governor!
— Saint Hoax (@SaintHoax) April 23, 2021
Writer Kimberly Drew took the occasion to point out that some folks, like Missouri House of Representatives hopeful Kendall Martinez-Wright, deserve the spotlight much, much more:
Y’all talking about Caitlyn Jenner when some amazing candidates could really use the visibility. Tyvm. https://t.co/C48wjLlzxZ
— Kimberly Drew (@museummammy) April 23, 2021
While user @OnlyPianos admitted that sometimes representation at all costs can be…a problem.
the only time it’s ok for a trans woman to say that another trans woman is “making us all look bad” is when that other trans woman is caitlyn jenner
— neon genesis p-orridge (@OnlyPianos) April 23, 2021
Comedian and podcaster Mia Moore had this to say:
I was JUST about to announce my campaign for California governor AND talk about how I support Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner is totally blowing up my spot.
— Mia Moore 🏳️🌈 (@StopTweetingMia) April 23, 2021
And I think we can all agree with All Trans Lives Matter CEO Ada J when she says:
Caitlyn Jenner, while I am so happy you came out, but you don’t represent the middle class, you are a Trump fan, and as they say in Shark Tank, I’m Out.
Your Target Market doesn’t include the most vulnerable… pic.twitter.com/PYgX3gNsUN
— TransLivesMatter Activist “Ada J”® (@AllTransLivesM1) April 23, 2021
We’ll just let Constitutional Law Attorney Jenna Ellis have the last tweet on the subject:
Caitlyn Jenner announces run.
— Jenna Ellis (@JennaEllisEsq) April 23, 2021