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Hannity to interview Caitlyn Jenner following gubernatorial announcement

Hannity to interview Caitlyn Jenner following gubernatorial announcement
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Fox News host Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityJenner says she didn't vote in 2020: 'I just couldn't get excited about it' White House says Biden won't 'underestimate Trump' if he runs in 2024 McConnell safe in power, despite Trump's wrath MORE will interview reality television star and Olympian Caitlyn Jenner in a one-on-one interview next week, according to a Fox News announcement released Thursday.

Hannity will conduct the sit down interview in Malibu and ask Jenner following the announcement of her California gubernatorial run against Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomNewsom proposes transitional kindergarten for all 4-year-olds in California Grenell still interested in California recall bid Records show Jenner voted in 2020, even though she says she didn't: report MORE (D). Hannity is expected to talk with her about her bid as well as COVID-19 restrictions and crime in California.

News that Jenner was thinking about a run for governor spread in early April, though initially, her manager Sophia Hutchins denied the rumors.

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Since then, reports have circulated that former Trump campaign manager Brad ParscaleBrad ParscaleAides tried to get Trump to stop attacking McCain in hopes of clinching Arizona: report MORE was advising Jenner about a possible bid.

Former California governor, body builder and action movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger has said the idea of Jenner being elected is realistic because “anyone has a chance.”

Jenner’s campaign also drew the attention of both commentators and comedians, with "The View” co-host Joy BeharJosephine (Joy) Victoria BeharIvanka Trump doubles down on vaccine push with post celebrating second shot Meghan McCain promises 'consequences' if Republicans oust Cheney Hannity to interview Caitlyn Jenner following gubernatorial announcement MORE and HBO’s Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherBill Maher tests positive for COVID-19 Maher chides Democrats: We 'suck the fun out of everything' Maher on Biden's trillion plans: 'Thank God we got Mexico to pay for that wall' MORE weighing in on the matter.

Jenner's announcement in the Golden State's race comes as Newsom faces a recall effort over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Proponents of the recall effort have pointed to the governor's school and business closures amid the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., arguing that the closures have had negative effects on students and tanked the economy. 

Still, 59 percent of likely voters have approved of his handling of school reopenings, according to a new poll released earlier Thursday. A similar 59 percent said they approve of how the governor is “handling the issue of jobs and the economy,” while 40 percent disapprove.