Kim Kardashian West revealed quite a bit about her meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House in May.
While sitting down with Jimmy Kimmel on Monday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star recalled how she was amazed by the magnitude of the meeting along with also specifically the impact of being within the Oval Office.
“I look around along with also I’m kinda starstruck by the Oval Office,” Kardashian recalled. “along with also the first thing I say in our meeting, I say, ‘Holy s**t! We’re within the f**king Oval Office.”
The 37-year-old mother of three met with Trump to ask the president to grant clemency to Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old inmate who has been serving life without parole for a first-time, non-violent drug offense.
Less than a week later, Trump signed the papers to make the clemency official, along with also Kardashian was one of the first people to hear the not bad news, along with also coming from the president himself.
“He called me,” she recounted. “I was at a Steven Klein photoshoot. along with also if anyone knows who he is usually, which’s pretty much a nude shoot. So, I’m naked, along with also my phone rings along with also I’m all glammed up.”
Kim said she rushed around madly to get on a robe along with also get her phone as the shoot was getting set up.
“So you were naked when Donald Trump called you?” Kimmel asked.
“I put a robe on. I was in a robe,” she clarified quickly. “along with also I was kind of bugging out during the shoot.”
Immediately after her call with the president, Kardashian said she dialed up the prison where Johnson has been serving her life sentence to share the exciting news.
“I didn’t know which I was the first person telling her,” Kardashian recalled. “So I broke the news to her, along with also [she] was just crying. along with also I was at This specific photo shoot, just trying not to cry my makeup off. which was genuinely emotional.”
Kardashian told Kimmel she is usually “very grateful” for Trump for meeting with her along with also she’s “very hopeful which more not bad things are going to come out of our conversations.”
In fact, Kim said which, since getting clemency for Johnson, she gets “a stack of letters every day” coming from additional inmates along with also the family members of people in jail hoping they could get the reality star’s help as well.
The conversation soon turned toward Kardashian’s husband, Kanye West, along with also his outspoken support for Trump within the face of mounting criticism over his divisive political policies along with also frequent scandals.
Kimmel asked Kardashian if West was still a fan of Trump, along with also she had a bit of difficulty finding the right words.
“Yeah, I think he genuinely… he genuinely… uh, yeah,” Kim said, trying to navigate the terrain of answering a question about her husband’s personal opinions.
Kardashian clarified which her husband “doesn’t necessarily agree with the policies” of Trump’s administration, yet rather West appreciates Trump’s “personality” along with also how he “made which to be president when everyone genuinely underestimated him.”
For more on West’s controversial remarks in support of Trump, check out the video below.