WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 05: Caitlyn Jenner attended the 60th Anniversary party for the Monte-Carlo TV Festival at Sunset Tower Hotel on February 05, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)
UPDATED 3:30 PM PT – Friday, April 23, 2021
Former reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner officially announced her bid for California governor.
In a tweet on Friday, Jenner confirmed the news, saying “California is worth fighting for.”
Jenner’s campaign confirmed the Republican has filed initial paperwork to replace Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom in a recall election.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke during a press conference about the newly reopened Highway 1 at Rat Creek near Big Sur, Calif., Friday, April 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
The former Olympic athlete has reportedly assembled a team of top Republican aides with the help of Brad Parscale, a personal friend and President Trump’s former campaign manager.