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The country's most famous transgender woman, Caitlyn Jenner, will appear in the next season of the award-winning series Transparent, the show's creator revealed Saturday.
Speaking to the Associated Press at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles, executive producer Jill Soloway said it was a « dream come true » to have Jenner appear in the show, which streams on Amazon.
« We are all part of the same community. A lot of the transwomen who work on our show are also in her show, I Am Cait, » Soloway said. « Lots of crossover. Lots of friends. »
Soloway didn't reveal any information about the role Jenner will play in the show, but said she'll begin filming her scenes next week.
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Both Transparent and Jenner were honored at the GLAAD ceremony, which recognizes LGBT representation in the entertainment industry.
Jenner's reality show tied with I Am Jazz for outstanding reality program, while Transparent won outstanding comedy series.
In her emotional acceptance speech, Jenner thanked her trans friends on her show for providing her with support.
« I know when we finished Season 2 I was literally crying because I just couldn't, I couldn't stand going through life with all you girls around, » she said.