It turns out Rob Kardashian was one of the roughly 7 people unaware of last week's wildly-churning rumor mill surrounding his stepfather Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover. Kim Kardashian talked with Access Hollywood on the red carpet at last night's CFDA Awards in New York, and said Rob was, at first, quite confused by the furor.
"It was so funny, because all the girls, we knew that Caitlyn was shooting this, but my brother had no idea," Kim said. "So I sent it on a mass text to everyone and my brother was on it, and he goes 'Kim why are you sending me this? Like, who is this woman and why do I care?' And I was like, 'Rob, that's Bruce, that's Caitlyn!'" (It's not normally considered appropriate to refer to a transgender person by their pre-transition name, but in the instance of first providing context it's widely considered fair—and Caitlyn has told Vanity Fair she's not "hung up" on the issue of pronouns.) Kim clarified that Rob, upon realizing, said Caitlyn looked "so beautiful," and "then he called her and they had a lovefest and it was so cute."
As well as Kim, Caitlyn's other stepchildren Khloé and Kourtney, and daughters Kendall and Kylie all shared their support on social media yesterday.