In the candid magazine interview which published in June, Kris got defensive about their 23-year marriage, calling their split "the most passive-aggressive thing" she's ever experienced.
"Why would you want to be married and have kids if this is what you wanted since you were a little boy?" Kris asked, rhetorically. "Why would you not explain this all to me?”
Meanwhile, 65-year-old Caitlyn called the reason behind their split "20 gender and 80 percent was the way I was treated."
But Kris showed a much softer side regarding their relationship during an interview on PAPER Radio last month, which aired on Andy Cohen's Sirius XM channel, Radio Andy. Kris admitted that she was so nervous to meet Caitlyn for the first time that she took Kim along with her, who waited in the car.
"I walked in and I remember looking around, like, looking anywhere else, like, 'Oh look what you've done with the place kind of thing,'" she recalled. "I didn't know what to say, and then when I looked at her I thought, 'Wow she looks really good.’"
These days, the two are comfortable enough to talk beauty secrets.
"The other night she came over for a drink, and no cameras -- she just came over, we were sitting in the kitchen at my house, and I remember I just kept staring at her eyebrows," she admitted. "I said, 'You have the most beautiful eyebrows.' She just looked at me like I was insane. But I found myself really complementing some of the different changes."
"To be honest ... I'm still missing Bruce," she added. "That part where it's just very confusing and complicated when you go through it this intimately with somebody. It's really a process."
"You're sensitive and amazing to all these new people in your life, you're just not so sensitive and amazing to the family that you left behind," she said, getting emotional. "When you feel like you gave your whole life to somebody and the sum of it all was you were a distraction..."