As she slammed Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from her hangar near Malibu, Jenner told Fox News host Sean Hannity that a friend of hers with a hanger on the tarmac was planning to leave California over his problem with homeless.
The Olympic gold medalist also mentioned her private plane at the end of the interview, saying she was going to take it on a flight.
Speaking on the Hannity Last night Jenner said, “My friends are leaving California. Actually my shed, the guy across the street, he was packing up his shed and I said, where are you going? And he said, ‘I’m moving to Sedona, Arizona, I can’t take it anymore. I can no longer walk the streets and see the homeless. I do not want to leave. Either I stay and I fight, or I get out of here. “
At the end of the interview, she added, “It’s always a pleasure to talk to you, Sean. Now we’re going to find my plane around the corner, I’m going to take it for a flight. “
The Olympic decathlete and reality TV star has announced that she will run for governor of California on April 23. In a statement at the time, the 71-year-old said she would “end Gavin Newsom’s disastrous period as governor” and dubbed herself a “proven winner.”
His candidacy for the California leadership drew comparisons to Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Hollywood and Republican star who became governor in 2003 after ousting incumbent Democratic Congressman Gray Davis in a recall election.
Asked his thoughts on Jenner’s offer to topple Newsom on Jimmy Kimmel and direct! last month, Schwarzenegger said, “Anyone has a chance because people are not happy with what’s going on here in California. “
In her extensive interview with Fox News, Jenner said she would reduce COVID-19 restrictions in California and open the state “right away” if elected governor. She also endorsed former President Donald Trump’s border wall and questioned the need for a bullet train when people could fly between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
“I’m a foreigner, I understand that,” Jenner told Hannity, saying she wanted to surround her campaign with some of the “smartest people.” “Now I am in the race for solutions. I need to find solutions to reverse this state. I love this state. I am a fighter, always have been. “
Polls have so far indicated that Newsom’s recall attempt is unlikely to be successful. At the end of March, 56% of California voters said they were against the recall, and only 40% said they supported the move.