Kim Kardashian Teams With Ivanka Trump to Pardon a Grandmother

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Kimye to the rescue? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are paying the legal bills for Alice Johnson, who is now serving a life sentence in prison on a nonviolent drug conviction, multiple sources tell Us Weekly.

Alice Marie Johnson, a black woman from MS who was sentenced in 1996 to life in prison without the possibility of parole for her role in a drug trafficking ring.

"It feels like I am sitting on death row".

In the decades since her imprisonment, Johnson's case has captured global attention and when Kardashian discovered her story, she began enlisting her legal team to help. But she was passed over, and Johnson says now her fate rests with Trump.

She wrote a thank-you note to Kardashian for her efforts and expressed "deep and heartfelt gratitude".

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Kardashian you are literally helping to save my life and restore me to my family. TMZ reports the file is now on POTUS's desk for review, so it looks like the unlikely dream team might just pull this off! Johnson has now spent more than two decades in prison.

As far as the progress of the case is concerned, it is reported that Kardashian has already been communicating with Ivanka Trump and Kushner and is "hopeful a pardon will happen soon".

According to representative, she has "been in communication with the White House and is working to bring Johnson's case to the president's desk". "I went into a complete panic and out of desperation, I made one of the worst decisions of my life to make some quick money".

Sources tell TMZ that the reality star and Alice's attorney Shawn Holley have been working with Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, who both advise her father U.S. President Donald Trump, in an attempt to win her a pardon.

Kardashian and Holley are continuing to communicate with Johnson, Brown and their lawyers in order to develop the best plan for clemency.