Kim Kardashian West said she was not worried about her “reputation” when she decided to work with President Donald Trump on criminal justice reform because of her “questions have always been more about people. “
In an interview broadcast Friday, Sept. 13, on “The,” the reality show star turned activist shared her thoughts on the criticism she received – and may continue to receive – for work with Alice Marie Johnson’s Free Trump. of prison and bipartisanship with him on prison reform.
“I’ve been aware [of potential criticism], but to me, none of my questions have always been more about the people and not about politics,” Kardashian said, responding to a co-host’s question Meghan McCain on “The View”.
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“For me to think that I could not go talk to the man who has the power to change people’s lives because of certain opinions, I may have some policies and issues that make me feel very empowered. centered that I was more worried about my reputation than saving someone’s life, “Kardashian said. “I put that all the doors and I thought, ‘you know what? I will choose [Alice-Marie Johnson] on my reputation. ‘ “
Johnson is a 63-year-old grandmother, who was serving a life sentence of more than 25 years for a non-violent drug trafficking case when Kardashian met with the president in May 2018. A week later, Trump Redemption Johnson’s sentence.
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Kardashian said “The View” co-hosts that she felt as if she “had opened the door” to help others.
“The outgoing president’s being really hard on his position on prison reform to change and actually signing the first leg of the act and getting the bill passed was unbelievable. “
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If Johnson remains a convict, she is no longer serving her life imprisonment and is now modeling for Kardashian is the new shapewear line, EFFLEURE on.
Tune in “The View,” Friday, Sept. 13, to find out how Kardashian plans to continue his work on criminal justice reform through the California Bar Exam Study and more.
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