Peter Berg -- Let The Backpedaling Begin ... 'I Respect Caitlyn Jenner'

Peter Berg 's in full damage control mode ... saying he has nothing but the "utmost respect for Caitlyn Jenner " ... after posting a meme about her earlier today that many people called "transphobic." It's a much different tone than the one he took earlier -- when he posted an Internet meme that ripped ESPN for giving the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Jenner instead of a military vet. The original meme Berg posted included a pic of both a double amputee military vet and Caitlyn Jenner and included the caption, "One man traded 2 legs for the freedom of the other to trade 2 balls for 2 boobs."
In his new Instagram post, Berg tries to clarify his stance -- saying, "I also believe that we don't give enough attention to our courageous returning war veterans, many of whom have sacrificed their bodies and mental health for our country and our principals- principals that include the freedom to live the life you want to live without persecution or abuse."



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