"The other (wives Chrystie Crownover and Linda Thompson), both fine women, had a long time to get used to this. This was new to Kris. She's trying to get her act together. She's trying to be a good friend to him. Trying to still be a good parent. It's complicated in ways that we cannot even comprehend." KRIS JENNER's best friend, singer-turned-TV presenter Kathie Lee Gifford, admits the Kardashian family matriarch is still processing the news of her ex-husband BRUCE JENNER's transition from male to female. The former Olympian went public with his widely-speculated lifestyle change during an explosive interview with newswoman Diane Sawyer, which aired in the U.S. on Friday (24Apr15).