Kris Jenner and husband
"We are living separately and we are much happier this way," the "
"But we will always have much love and respect for each other. Even though we are separated, we will always remain best friends and, as always, our family will remain our number one priority."
"We ended a marriage, but that's not the end of our friendship. I will always love him, but we are no longer a couple in that way," she said. "We are happier this way."
Also in June, just before the Season 8 premiere of the family's reality show, Khloe Kardashian spoke about her mom and stepdad's decision to keep separate homes, with Kris maintaining the family home in Calabasas and Bruce getting a beach house in Malibu.
"Well, they're not having problems, but they still like to live apart, which is definitely different," Kardashian told Jay Leno. "In my house, there is a man room for Lamar. A room, not a different house. So I think they took my idea and ran with it, and they got another house. And Bruce stays there sometimes."
Bruce Jenner often squabbles with his family on their E! series; however, the show works the teasing and occasional alienation into its story and has previously addressed the separate real estate situation, with Bruce often filming at the Malibu home. Kris also did not appear to share her hotel room when the family vacationed in Greece earlier this year.
Kris Jenner reportedly rented out the beach house for Bruce and their two young daughters to stay in while her home was being renovated to accommodate her daughter Kim, Kim's boyfriend
Kris Jenner, the ex-wife of the late
Bruce Jenner and first wife Chrystie Crownover (1972-1981) have a son, Burt, and daughter, Casey Jenner. After those two split, he married Linda Thompson (1982-1984), with whom he had two sons, Brandon and Sam (Brody), who have appeared on the E! reality show and attempted to build a bond with their father.
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