Kim Kardashian: Bruce Jenner will share his 'journey' when 'time is right'

.@KimKardashian tells @etnow: 'What Bruce is going through, I think he'll share whenever the time is right'

Kim Kardashian may have inadvertently added fuel to the fire regarding transgender rumors swirling around stepdad Bruce Jenner.

The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, who is promoting her T-Mobile Super Bowl XLIX commercial, spoke to the allegations that the Olympic gold medalist might be transitioning into a woman -- reports that have plagued Jenner for months -- during an interview with "Entertainment Tonight."

Just last week, the reality star and her famous sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner made headlines when they took a family photo with Jenner and posted it on several of their heavily followed accounts.

The snapshot was interpreted as a show of support for the 65-year-old former decathlete, but Kardashian said people may have read too much into it.

"We support Bruce no matter what, so we were just at his house hanging out and we wanted to take a picture … that was not like a secret message... Of course we support Bruce 100%," she told "ET's" Kevin Frazier and Nancy O'Dell.

But then she alluded to something bubbling under the surface.

"On this one, I will say that I think Bruce should tell his story his way … I think everyone goes through things in life and I think that story and what Bruce is going through, I think he'll share whenever the time is right," she said.

"I think Bruce is very happy, the happiest I've ever seen him… He's our dad so we support him no matter what, and I think when the time is right, he'll talk about whatever he wants to talk about. I guess I'll kind of let everyone be curious and I feel like that's his journey to talk about."

Jenner separated from Kardashian "momager" Kris Jenner in June 2013, and the former couple of 22 years finalized their divorce last month.

The journey he's going through still remains a mystery.

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