Bruce Jenner, continuing to cash in on latent fame, orchestrates his mother's reconciliation with his wife.
Having remade himself as a "for profit" television celebrity in the wake of arguably his greatest "not for profit" achievement - decathlon gold at the 1976 Summer Olympics - Bruce Jenner has accomplished something few others have. He convinced his wife and mother to make amends, and he did it on national television.
Kris Jenner, matriarch of the oh so famous Kardashian clan, has apparently never had a good relationship with Jenner's mother Ester. In fact, it was revealed on the Aug. 18 episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" that they'd interacted only four times during the Jenners' 20 year marriage. Kris seemed to feel she'd gone out of her way to treat Ester well in the past only to be rebuffed.
In an attempt to build a new bridge between the two (and with only minimal regard for ratings) Jenner flew his mother out to California to celebrate her 87th birthday. Lo and behold, after some originally tense moments, he struck gold.
Ester told Kris, "You've been good for him and I think he's been good for you." The two later hugged, after which Bruce, speaking to the camera, said, "Wow, I've waited 23 years for this. Better late than never!"
Meanwhile, In Touch reveals that Kris and Bruce are ready to call it quits on their 22-year marriage, thanks to increasing tension between the laid-back athlete and his fame-hungry wife.
A friend tells the magazine that things have gotten so unpleasant between the two that they’ve already begun living separate lives.
“They’ve had problems for a long time and have been separated for months,’ says the insider.