Kim Kardashian has been criticized in the past for shamelessly flaunting her wealth and fame. However, she has found a way to put her influence to good use. Kim has recently become passionate about the justice system announcing recently that she’s studying for the BAR exam. Now she’s recording a documentary about her efforts to stop mass incarceration. [The trailer officially dropped] (https://youtu.be/hEjxdiaUqgc) Saturday, January 18th. The Oxygen documentary titled Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project’ is set to air on April 5th.
Not only is Kim starring in the documentary but she is also an executive producer. According to [TSR,] (https://theshaderoom.com/kim-kardashians-new-documentary-details-her-efforts-against-mass-incarceration/) the two hour documentary will feature the cases of prisoners who are believed to have been unjustly jailed including Dawn Jackson, Alexis Martin, Momolu Stewart and David Sheppard. Kim is raising awareness for their cases by visiting the current prisons they’re being held in and visiting their friends and family.
“I partnered with Oxygen to do the ‘Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project documentary,’ Kim told Variety.
“There are millions of people impacted by this broken justice system, and I wanted to put faces to these numbers and statistics. There are a lot of people who deserve a second chance, but many do not have the resources to make it happen. I want to help elevate these cases to a national level to effect change, and this documentary is an honest depiction of me learning about the system and helping bring tangible results to justice reform,” Kim concluded.
The trailer shows interviews with the prisoners, Kim visiting with lawyers and Kim explaining why she got passionate about this cause. “There is a mass incarceration problem in the United States,” she explains in the trailer before sharing all the fan letters received begging for help.
“We’re excited about working with Kim Kardashian West to document her journey into prison reform advocacy and using her enormous platform to hold a megaphone to question the inequities surrounding prison sentencing,” said Rod Aissa, executive vice president of Oxygen Media and E! Production to Variety.
“Her energy and influence have made an immediate impact that has stretched all the way to the White House. Her story is entirely unique, and this documentary is the kind of immersive, exclusive storytelling that our viewers have come to expect from Oxygen,” he continued.
The documentary also features the woman who inspired Kim’s mission. Alice Marie Johnson, the first woman that Kim helped successfully get released from prison, will appear briefly in the documentary. Watch the trailer to get the full scoop.