Kim Kardashian Meets With Donald Trump Over Prison Reform

Kim Kardashian met with Donald Trump in an attempt to reduce the sentence of great grandmother Alice Marie Johnson.

by Amy Walters

Over the weekend, Kim Kardashian took to Twitter to voice her opinion on the case of Alice Marie Johnson, a 62-year-old great-grandmother who was arrested in 1993 due to drug charges. Though it was Johnson’s first offense, she was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Johnson had appealed to former President Barack Obama three times, but her plea was rejected. This is when Kim Kardashian became involved. She is one of the most followed people on Twitter with 60 million followers to her name, and is definitely someone who’s voice is always heard. Kardashian began a petition for the release of Alice Marie Johnson, which has since gained 260,000 signatures.

However, there was one last stop Kim needed to make before her job was done — the President. She met with President Donald Trump on May 30th to talk about prison reform, which has since resulted in Johnson’s sentence being in the process of being lifted. Shows what fame can achieve.

It was also Johnson’s birthday yesterday, and the news that she has long been waiting to hear came from Kim Kardashian herself in one of the best birthday presents:

Alice Marie Johnson was not the only person Kim Kardashian was there for. She tweeted on May 28th about another victim of unfair prison sentencing.

Although it is not every day that you see a celebrity like Kim Kardashian become an advocate for subjects like this, it has been widely supported and admired by many.

And, of course, it wouldn’t be Twitter unless there was a bit of comedy involved.

What do you think of Kim Kardashian’s meeting with President Trump? Do you think it could have any impact on how Donald Trump actually handled the overcrowding of prisons in America?  Let us know in the comments, or on Twitter at @WhatsTrending.