The reality star will meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday so she can ask Trump to pardon Alice Johnson, a 62-year-old grandmother serving a life sentence without parole for a first-time, non-violent drug offense. Kim Kardashian is set to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House, Us Weekly can confirm.
Kardashian supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, but her husband, Kanye West, generated attention in April for a series of tweets in support of Trump.
Kardashian, who reportedly learned of Johnson's imprisonment through a video, gathered a team of attorneys to contact the White House on the woman's behalf. It was revealed earlier this month that Kardashian West had spoken on the phone with Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, to discuss potentially granting Johnson clemency.More news: Italy plunges into political crisis after government talks collapse
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"You don't have to agree with Trump but the mob can't make me not love him", West wrote.
"Kim is truly my war angel who will stop at nothing or leave no stone unturned to bring me home", Johnson said in the email.
Kim Kardashian arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" in the Manhattan borough of NY, U.S., May 7, 2018.
The reason for the meeting is related to Kushner's recent pushes for prison reform.
Most recently, Trump issued a posthumous pardon for Jack Johnson, the legendary boxer who was widely believed to have been sentenced to prison in 1913 because he was black. "And I'm not going to stop that because people personally don't like Trump".