Laverne Cox commends Bruce Jenner's decision to come out about his transition

2015-04-28 14:20

Los Angeles - Laverne Cox believes "lives will be saved" because of Bruce Jenner's transition.

The transgender Orange Is The New Black actress has spoken out about the 65-year-old reality TV star's choice to become a woman, and has said that, while she's tired of having to talk about it, she believes "people will be helped" by his decision.

She told MSNBC: "People's lives will be saved. People will be helped by this."

Meanwhile, Demi Lovato has also paid tribute to the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star - who spoke about his transition to a female in a tell-all interview with Diane Sawyer which aired on Friday- by dedicating her song Warrior to him during a performance in New Zealand on Saturday.

She told the audience at the Vector Arena in Auckland: "I just want to dedicate this song ... It's so cheesy that I'm even doing this, but whatever.

"I want to dedicate it to someone who became an even bigger hero last night - Bruce Jenner!

"No matter if you agree with it or not, he probably saved so many lives and educated so many people about transitioning into becoming a woman and being transgender and what that's all about. So, yeah, I just want to dedicate it to Bruce Jenner"

Channel24 previously announced that female pronouns will be used when referring to Bruce Jenner. It has come to our attention however that Bruce still prefers male pronouns. We respect his decision and his journey. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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