"I think it's amazing," the famous momager told "Extra" at DailyMail's Seriously Popular Party in Cannes, France on Wednesday night. "I think that someone following their dream is truly inspirational to a lot of people…. you have to do what makes you happy."
The 59-year-old mother-of-six, who dazzled on the red carpet in a gray chiffon gown with a plunging neckline, also called Caitlyn's cover, "beautiful."
While Kris had kind words about Cait on Wednesday, the VF article revealed a more tense side to their relationship.
The article painted a somewhat confusing portrait of their marriage, as the two didn't quite agree on how much Kris knew about her then-husband's transition.
"When I met Bruce, he told me that he had done hormones back in the early '80s," Kris told the mag. "This was a conversation that took place in the early '90s. So, what he was telling me happened a decade earlier, and he never really explained it. There wasn't a gender issue. Nobody mentioned a gender issue."
Caitlyn said that Kris knew she would wear women's clothing while living publicly as Bruce -- but she wasn't allowed to do it in the family's home. Kris denies it all.
Despite the slightly different version of events, Caitlyn tweeted that the 23 years of marriage she shared with Kris had its finer moments.
"Reading the VF article reminded me of the love & good times Kris & I shared for so many years," she wrote earlier this month. "Wouldn't trade that time for anything!"
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