Kim Kardashian meets Alice Johnson for the first time after sentence commuted

Carla Harmon
June 14, 2018

This will be the first time the KKW beauty mogul will meet with Johnson, but the 63-year-old said that she first heard the news of her commutation from Kardashian.

"And I said, "wait, you don't know?' and she said, 'know what?' and I was like, 'you are going home".

What can we do?'" Kardashian told Hoda Kotb during the Thursday, June 14, episode of the Today show.

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When it came time to visit the Oval Office, which Kardashian West described as "overwhelming in the most unbelievable way", she had the flawless ice breaker.

After the two discussed Johnson's case, Kardashian said that the president, "had compassion for her right away". But Wednesday was their first in-person meeting.

She added, "People have been asking me, 'Are you getting into politics?' I'm like, 'No, I am still doing me, but I enjoy this". Can we, you know, hire different attorneys? "I knew that she would have understood Alice, and she immediately was so receptive and so great".

"I feel incredibly blessed", Johnson said.

"And that was the first thing I said", Kardashian West told NBC's Kotb with a smile.

"I plan on continuing to magnify this issue", Johnson said. Are you ready to go home?' When she said that, I went into full-fledged Pentecostal holy dance!

Kardashian West said her mission started with a called to Ivanka Trump to plead Johnson's case and also to ask her for a meeting with her father.

The celeb was met with mixed reactions after her visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, with some calling Kim a "pawn" while others applauded her overcoming any ideological differences she has with the President for the better good. "Love you, Alice!" Johnson was sent to prison in 1996, 19 years before Snapchat introduced the filter options. "And I was amazed, too".

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