Caitlyn Jenner slammed for supporting controversial Texas abortion law

By Brogan-Leigh Hurst

Caitlyn Jenner has been slammed by fans as she threw her support behind Texas' abortion law.

The 71-year-old former Olympian and reality star voiced her opinion about the controversial law - which makes it illegal for women to terminate pregnancies past six weeks - but also explained she is for a woman's right to choose.

It appears she is on the fence about the new law, but admitted she does support Texas' decision.

Caitlyn, who is campaigning to become Governor of California, expressed her thoughts during an interview with CNN's Brianna Keiler, saying: "I am for a woman's right to choose. I am also for a state having the ability to make their own laws.

"So I support Texas in that decision, that's their decision. But as far as being a woman's right to choose, I don't see any changes in our laws in California in the future."

Caitlyn Jenner is on the fence about the new law - but admitted she supports it (AFP via Getty Images)

Caitlyn was then asked how it was possible for her to agree with both sides of the bill, which "essentially outlaws abortion".

She added: "I think that they have the right in their state to do what they want to do.

"Now do I agree with the decision or not? No. To be honest with you, I actually probably do not agree with the decision. But I agree that they have the right to make their own decision."

Over on Twitter, fans slammed Caitlyn's thoughts about the new law.

One person wrote: "She literally has 6 daughters, how can she believe this is okay, especially when a lot of them have been through pregnancy struggles."

"We definitely could've done without Caitlyn Jenner's thoughts on Texas' ridiculous abortion law," a second shared.

And a third wrote: "It's interesting to see @Caitlyn_Jenner speak on the issue of abortion at the exact same time her daughter is pregnant."

Caitlyn's fans were unhappy with her opinion (AFP via Getty Images)

It comes after her daughter Kylie Jenner announced she is expecting her second child with Travis Scott.

The makeup mogul, 24, took to her Instagram account on Wednesday morning to confirm the rumours that she's pregnant.

She posted a video montage of herself finding out she is pregnant, getting a scan, telling her mum Kris Jenner the happy news, and finally showing off her bump.

Thousands of Kylie's fans liked the video within minutes, and Kylie's famous sisters commented on the post.

Kourtney Kardashian wrote: "Crying this is so beautiful my blessed angel sister."

"Crying!!!!" Kim wrote, alongside four red love heart emojis, and Kendall Jenner said: "I can't handle it."

Khloe commented five cute face emojis, while momager Kris commented: "Crying all over again.

"What a special and amazing Blessing and gift God has given you!!!!"

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