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Bruce Jenner supported on social media by Kardashians, other celebrities

Bruce Jenner's family joined other celebrities and entertainment personalities on social media congratulating the former Olympic champion for announcing publicly, "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."

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Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner joined other celebrities and entertainment personalities in voicing their support for their father Bruce Jenner, who said, 'for all intents and purposes, I am a woman' on an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer. (John Sciulli/Getty)

Bruce Jenner's family joined other celebrities and entertainment personalities on social media congratulating the former Olympic champion for announcing publicly, "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."

In a long-awaited interview, which as televised Friday with ABC's Diane Sawyer, Jenner said he has always been confused about his gender identity. Early in the interview, Jenner took out his ponytail to let his long hair flow behind him.

Jenner's family, the omnipresent Kardashians, voiced their support on social media, where their audience includes millions of followers on Twitter and Instagram.

Other actors, celebrities and members of Hollywood elite added their congratulations and support to Jenner, including Lady Gaga, Ellen DeGeneres and transgender actor Laverne Cox.