Brody Jenner just got honest about growing up with Caitlyn Jenner as a dad. During Monday's episode of The Hills: New Beginnings, he joined Brandon Lee, son of Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson, Myles O'Neal, son of Shaquille O'Neal, and Chase McQueen, grandson to Steve McQueen. According to Us Weekly, the famous children gathered and discussed expectations around being raised by celebrity parents.
Brody, 35, shared with the group: “I didn’t really grow up with my dad. When I was really little we got to spend a little time. When he started, obviously, the family with the Kardashian family, I didn't really see much of him.” Then-Bruce Jenner split from Brody's mom, Linda Thompson, in 1986 when Brody was three. Caitlyn (then Bruce) went on to marry Kris Jenner in 1991.
“Bruce was just never really around — every so often maybe once every couple years," Brody added. "Wasn’t around for my graduation, wasn’t around for most of my birthdays so, yeah, it really wasn’t any relationship. It was very surface."
Brody then addressed his dad transitioning, explaining:
“Eventually, we started to become closer but then all of a sudden, it’s like, I was just getting to know Bruce and then Bruce became Caitlyn... My dad, she’s like a 15-year-old girl now. She’s totally different. It’s awesome, it’s great. She’s happy, she’s running around. She’s off living her life, so what I’ve learned is to just not expect too much from her.”
Caitlyn transitioned in April 2015 and Brody said of her identity now: "It’s her true self, but Bruce was always holding a lot back and being somebody totally different."
The Hills: New Beginnings airs Monday nights on MTV.