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Laverne Cox Opens Up About Meeting Caitlyn Jenner For The First Time

What's it like to meet Caitlyn Jenner? Well, according to Laverne Cox, it's as amazing as you'd expect. 

"The Late Late Show" host James Corden asked Cox for her feelings on Jenner's very public transition on Monday, and the actress had nothing but praise. "What I think is so beautiful about this, my visibility and Caitlyn's visibility, is that diverse representation of the trans people in the media, I think is so important," said Cox.

The "Orange Is the New Black" star said she actually met Jenner for the first time over the weekend, which she described as "pretty awesome." "She's such a sweet woman, loves her family," says Cox, who also applauded the "I Am Cait" star for the grace with which she's handling everything going on in her life.

"There's no way she could've transitioned privately, and I think she's doing it very eloquently and beautifully publicly," says Cox.

 "The Late Late Show with James Corden" airs weeknights at 12:37 a.m. ET on CBS.

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