Caitlyn Jenner is “living the American Dream: be who you are and make as much money as possible,” according to celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.
According to Hilton, in addition to breaking a world record on Twitter followers, Caitlyn’s overwhelming debut gave Vanity Fair’s website record traffic.
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America knew Bruce Jenner in the 1970s as the “world’s greatest athlete,” and he rose to fame again on E! Network’s reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.”
“[We’ve] gotten to know the soul of that person [Bruce Jenner], and really like that person -- that’s why I think the overwhelming response has been positive,” said Hilton.
“Caitlyn spans generations. Everybody knows Caitlyn Jenner -- old people, young people,” he said.
According to one expert, in five to 10 years Caitlyn Jenner could be worth up to $500 million, exceeding Bruce’s net worth of $100 million from years ago. This includes a potential $10 million book deal, according to Hilton.
Perez said he believes this isn’t just about money, and he encourages Caitlyn to do a lot of pro-bono speaking engagements.
“Her voice now is very powerful … transgender people are not as represented in mainstream America as other groups are, so she can be a great voice for change,” he said.