When Bruce Jenner was still old Bruce Jenner, he was involved in an auto accident in So. California where somebody died. Lotta folks were saying it was his fault.
Fortunately for him, he’s Caitlan Jenner now and Caitlan had nothing to do with it. Really, when you think about it, she wasn’t even there, so how could she be at fault?
One of the drivers in the fatal motor vehicle crash involving then-Bruce Jenner in February criticized the fact that the gold medalist was awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at Wednesday night’s ESPYs.
Jessica Steindorff, who attended the ESPYs as a guest, condemned the pomp and circumstance surrounding Caitlyn Jenner. “I find it difficult to understand how the culture we live in can honor a person who is responsible for taking a life and injuring several others with both an award and a reality show,” Steindorff told ET.
“For an individual who is such a positive role model in many aspects of her life, Caitlyn has failed to do the right thing and take responsibility for her actions.”
Jessica Steindorff, the driver of the Prius involved in the fatal car crash in which Caitlyn Jenner was also a driver, is not holding back.
The talent manager, who attended the ESPY Awards as a guest, issued a statement exclusively to ET, denouncing the positive attention surrounding Jenner amid ongoing lawsuits relating to the crash.
“I find it difficult to understand how the culture we live in can honor a person who is responsible for taking a life and injuring several others with both an award and a reality show,” Steindorff told ET. “For an individual who is such a positive role model in many aspects of her life, Caitlyn has failed to do the right thing and take responsibility for her actions.”
“I would hope that someone who seems to greatly value the importance of human existence would be more sensitive to the fact that she ended another person’s life. Sadly we are living in a tabloid society,” she added.
In February, Jenner (Bruce, that is) was involved in a fatal four-car accident in Malibu, California, that left one person dead. Last week, ET obtained surveillance footage from the crash, which may help investigators determine who was at fault.
Steindorff filed a personal injury lawsuit against Jenner, claiming she drove “negligently, carelessly, recklessly and wantonly,” causing the collision. She is seeking more than $25,000 in damages. The driver of the white Lexus, 69-year-old Kim Howe, died at the scene. Her adult stepchildren have filed a civil lawsuit against Jenner.
Jenner was cooperative with authorities following the accident, submitting a blood sample and passing a field sobriety test and no criminal charges have been filed against Caitlan. And why would they? She wasn’t even there.
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