When Kris Jenner opened the June issue of Vanity Fair to read the in-depth profile of her transgender ex-husband, Caitlyn Jenner, she was outraged.
"She was screaming and yelling," says an insider. "Then she burst into tears and wouldn't stop." It was a shocking emotional breakdown.
Kris and Caitlyn before their separation in 2013. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Deeply upset over what the insider calls "the Caitlyn effect," another source says the mother-of-six has been downing excessive amounts of booze and pills in recent weeks.
"She's been drinking wine, champagne and margaritas and taking [antianxiety drugs] Xanax and Klonopin to numb her pain and ease the humiliation," says the source, who describes the 59-year-old's behavior as "unstable."
Kris with boy toy Corey Gamble on June 24. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Her family has been begging her to get help. Instead, she's been partying till dawn with her boyfriend, Corey Gamble, 33, and hitting nightclubs in attention-seeking outfits.
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But despite her efforts to drown her sorrows and steal the spotlight back from her 65-year-old ex, Kris remains devastated over the loss of her marriage. "She cries all the time," says the first insider. "It's as though her whole life is in crisis."
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