Patricia talks about the ‘brutal’ time her transgender ‘sister’ Alexis went through. Good Lawd!

Daily Mail – Patricia Arquette has spoken out in support of Bruce Jenner following reports that he is transitioning from male to female.

The Oscar nominated actress, 46, appeared on The Meredith Vieira Show on Wednesday, where she stood up for the former Olympian, and spoke about her transgender sister Alexis.

‘I feel like Alexis, my sister, has taught me so much about love and acceptance,’ Patricia said. ‘It’s a very difficult thing to be transgender, especially 20 years ago when Alexis started … You have to be so brave to live this truth of who you are.

‘If Ms. Jenner is transitioning, I give all my support to her and love and appreciate everything she has given to America and her bravery, because she is fighting a fight for a lot of kids that are being kicked out of their own homes—society turns their back on these kids. It’s really brutal.’

Patricia recalled the conversation she had with her sister Alexis – who is just 15 months younger than her – when she revealed she was transitioning.

‘I didn’t exactly understand it,’ the Boyhood star admitted. ‘But our father had died, our mother had died. I’d lost two people I loved.

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