Lea Wolf-Millesi was a passenger in the passenger seat of a Hummer H2 that was involved in a four-car pileup with Jenner’s Cadillac Escalade – and multiple members of her family claimed injuries after the fatal wreck.
‘I don’t know yet! I’m still digesting it,’ Wolf-Millesi laughed when asked by Daily Beast if she would support Jenner.
Wolf-Millesi and her husband Peter were seen at then-President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago resort in January 2020 supporting the conservative nonprofit Turning Point USA, a photo posted to Facebook shows.
Jenner, 71, was never criminally charged but the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department determined she was driving at an ‘unsafe speed’ and intended to recommend manslaughter charges, KTLA reported a the time.
Lea Wolf-Millesi, center, has indicated that she might vote for Caitlyn Jenner even after her family sued Jenner for a fatal accident in 2015
Kim Howe, right, died at the scene of a fatal chain-reaction crash in Southern California that involved Caitlyn Jenner, left
Wolf-Millesi and her husband Peter were seen at then-President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in January 2020 supporting the conservative nonprofit Turning Point USA
The Olympian was driving her Escalade when she rear-ended Kim Howe, a 69-year-old widow, pushing her into oncoming traffic. Howe’s Lexus was then hit by the Hummer that Wolf-Millesi and her family were in.
Howe died at the scene and Wolf-Millesi’s infant son was ‘not responding to stimuli at the scene.’ The young boy was rushed to a local hospital by ambulance. He was ultimately determined to have not suffered a physical injury.
After the accident, both the Howe and Wolf-Millesi families filed civil lawsuits against Jenner.
Lea Wolf-Millesi was with her husband Peter and two sons, as well as Wolf-Millesi’s mother, Elga Maurer, who suffered the worst of the injuries in the family.
Maurer suffered a cervical spine fracture, according to the lawsuit, while Wolf-Millesi claimed she had pain in her neck and pack and that both of her legs were hurt. Her husband said that the nerves in his hands and wrists were damaged.
Peter said in a statement at the time: ‘We were shocked and terrified we were all going to die.’
Jenner ultimately agreed to pay a total of $800,000 to the Wolf-Millesi family with Maurer getting a $500,000 of it.
Jenner, who may run as either a Republican or an Independent, announced her run for governor on Friday in a bid to claim the seat from Gavin Newsom less than a year after Kanye West lost his presidential bid – before Kim Kardashian ultimately filed for divorce from him.
Not a single member of the Kardashian klan has spoken out about Caitlyn Jenner’s run for governor more than 24 hours after she first announced her campaign.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy investigates the scene of a collision involving three vehicles in Malibu, California on February 7, 2015
Caitlyn Jenner’s Escalade is seen after a fatal accident in Malibu in 2015
Caitlyn Jenner recently announced her bid to run for governor of Californ
The echo chamber coming from the reality stars over Jenner’s political venture became deafening Saturday as the family still found the time to push a new fragrance line, lifestyle platform and their Kardashian Kloset clothing site through their social media accounts.
A source close to the family told TMZ the Kardashians won’t be making an appearance on Jenner’s campaign trail and won’t be publicly endorsing her.
The outlet reported that although the family was given a heads up ahead of Jenner’s ‘Caitlyn for California’ announcement, they aren’t keen to play politics and don’t agree with her more right-leaning views.
It has been said that Kim, Kourtney and Khloe will not publicly endorse anyone else, including sitting Governor Gavin Newsom, who could be removed in a recall.
Meanwhile, questions are being asked around whether Jenner will reveal some of her famous family’s finances when she discloses five years worth of tax returns – a requirement of the race.
Jenner is a registered Republican and voted for Trump in 2016 but not in 2020, in protest against his position on transgender issues.
The recall election for California governor comes amid growing calls by Republicans to oust Governor Gavin Newsom.
If a Republican wins, it will be the first time they have held the state since 2003, when Arnold Schwarzenegger won.
Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, former U.S. Rep. Doug Ose and businessman John Cox, who lost to Newsom in the 2018 governor´s race, are also running.
Source: Daily Mail UK