‘The View’s’ Raven-Symone Says Caitlyn Jenner Is Moving Too Fast as LGBT Advocate: ‘You’ve Got to Learn It First’

“When I came out, I didn’t go and go hardcore and be like, ‘I’m going to save the world for LGBT,’” the co-host says

“The View” co-host Raven-Symoné caught Sunday’s premiere of the E! docu-series “I Am Cait,” and she wasn’t impressed.

While discussing the episode, the former child star, who came out last year but refuses to be identified as “gay,” expressed her discomfort at the fact that Caitlyn Jenner has become such a high-profile advocate for the transgender community so soon after transitioning.

“When I came out, I didn’t go and go hardcore and be like, ‘I’m going to save the world for LGBT,'” the co-host said on Monday’s episode. “You’ve got to learn it. You’ve got to learn it first, and she’s not, really.”

Exiting panelist Rosie Perez suggested that maybe Jenner was simply holding back, strategically waiting for the proper platform, but her co-host disagreed, saying that you don’t have to be a part of the community to be an advocate.

“Well, I think you can be strategic before you come out as well,” said Raven-Symoné. “Beforehand, I was definitely repping the community, even when I wasn’t saying this is what I was. And I’m not faulting you because yes, we need you. It’s too fast, too soon.”

The former “Cosby Show” star also said that she doesn’t claim to be a gay rights activist: “I can’t be. I learned from the real gay rights activists. I can only do what I can.”

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