Homeless living in tents in Beverly Hills is a problem not because of where it is, but a symptom of rapidly expanding problems in California, according to Republican gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner.
“When you drive in Beverly Hills and you look at the park, and there’s tents in the park, we have to look at that issue very seriously,” she told Los Angeles Fox 11’s “The Issue Is” on Friday, Politico reported.
“But to be honest with you on a big picture, living in a tent in a park in Beverly Hills, it’s just different today. Before, the homeless were all downtown. I’m sure you’ve been downtown. I mean, you walk down there, and it’s just like so tough, so difficult on these people.”
The comments come after Jenner was resoundingly chastised for telling Fox News’ “Hannity” California homelessness was so bad a fellow Malibu-area plane owner was packing up and leaving the state for Arizona, because he “can’t take” seeing homeless people in the streets.
“The guy right across, he was packing up his hangar,” Jenner told host Sean Hannity from her own plane hangar. “And he says, ‘I’m moving to Sedona, Arizona. I can’t take it anymore. I