Kim Kardashian West turns to another convicted felon’s case: report
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Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West raised the possibility of getting another convicted felon's sentence commuted after she secured the release of one woman through a meeting with President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff urges GOP colleagues to share private concerns about Trump publicly US-China trade talks draw criticism for lack of women in pictures Overnight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall MORE earlier this year, Page Six reported Wednesday.

Page Six reviewed an advance version of an episode of the podcast "Wrongful Conviction" in which Kardashian West discusses the case of Chris Young, who was sentenced to life in prison for marijuana and cocaine possession after a 2010 arrest.

"It’s so unfair. He’s 30 years old. He’s been in for almost 10 years,” she said.


Kardashian West says she's been in touch with a former judge in Tennessee who resigned over issues with minimum sentencing requirements, and added that she speaks regularly with White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerFive things to know about Trump confidant Tom Barrack Dems open new front against Trump Dems launch investigation into Trump administration's dealings with Saudi Arabia MORE.

Kushner has been an advocate of prison and sentencing reform, championing a compromise bill crafted in the Senate. However, President Trump said last month he has problems with the overhaul, and indicated he wants to revisit the issue after November's midterm elections. 

Trump granted Alice Marie Johnson clemency in June after she served 21 years of a life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense and money laundering charges.

Johnson, 63, had her case brought to Trump’s attention after Kardashian West visited the White House to speak with the president. Johnson credited Kardashian West for helping secure her release.

Kardashian West's husband, rapper Kanye West, has garnered headlines in recent months for his vocal support of Trump, as well as controversial comments about slavery.

The president has embraced West, highlighting support from the rapper when discussing low unemployment numbers for African-Americans.