Kylie Jenner Explains the Real Reason Why She Likes Caitlyn More Than Bruce Jenner

Keeping Up With the Kardashians star also gets candid about online bullying

By Mike Vulpo Nov 30, 2015 3:29 AMTags

Kylie Jenner is speaking candidly about her current relationship with Caitlyn Jenner.

Close to six months after the Vanity Fair cover was released, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star admits her relationship with the Olympic athlete is closer than ever before.

"I like her better than Bruce," the 18-year-old shared on Monday's all-new Ellen DeGeneres Show. "We talk about makeup and clothes. We bond a lot more, but not only that. I feel like there's not a huge secret in the family. I feel like there was always this big secret."

She continued, "And I've honestly known about it for a really long time and we actually caught him then dressing up as a girl. When my sister and I were like 6 and 7 maybe. So we've known for a while that there was something, but it was never talked about."

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After hearing the honest admission, Ellen DeGeneres followed up by asking if Caitlyn ever wanted to talk about makeup back when she was Bruce Jenner. Again, Kylie got a sense that "there was something" that wasn't being addressed.

"Honestly, like I'd be with my girlfriends sometimes and he would come in and be like what are you guys talking about and kind of joke around and I knew there was something, but now I feel like we hang out a lot more there's no secrets," Kylie explained. "She's really living her authentic true self. And I feel like that's awesome and also I want to be someone from my generation to like be an example because I think that's so awesome and I think that other girls and boys my age will maybe see that I'm so accepting and be accepting of other people too."

It makes sense then that Kendall Jenner's younger sister has been vocal about anti-bullying in recent months. In addition to several Instagram posts, the reality star has started a campaign called I Am More Than.

"I've been bullied my whole life whether it was about my peers or comments on Instagram or Twitter, whatever. And I never talked about my story really. I feel like I've kind of accepted it because I realized that just comes with the territory," she shared. "So I kind of was online and just finding other girls and boys my age who have been bullied and have kind of overcome it and just done something amazing with it who inspire me so I kind of wanted them to just use my platform and post their stories on Instagram to hopefully inspire my followers too because they inspire me so much."

And despite the money, fame, famous friends and other Hollywood perks, both Kylie and Ellen admit that unkind words can still hurt.

"No matter how confident you are, no matter how much you have going on, it hurts and nobody deserves to be bullied for any reason no matter what you think of them," Ellen explained. Kylie added, "Nobody."

New episodes of Keeping Up With the Kardashians air Sunday nights at 9 p.m. only on E!

Watch: Kylie & Kendall Jenner on Caitlyn's Huge Twitter Followers