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Well here’s some surprising news to digest this morning…
Kim Kardashian might be hanging up her reality TV star crown, as she has just revealed that she is studying to become a lawyer!
The 38-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashians star told Vogue that she is currently doing a four-year apprenticeship, in the hopes of becoming a criminal justice lawyer!
Kim began studying with a law firm in San Francisco last year, and is being mentored by two lawyers (Jessica Jackson and Erin Haney) who are helping her accomplish her mandatory 18 hours of supervised study per week.
She plans to take her final exams in 2022. And for all the doubters out there, she is actually getting off to a pretty good start…
“First year of law school, you have to cover three subjects: criminal law, torts, and contracts,” she told the mag.
“To me, torts is the most confusing, contracts the most boring, and crim law I can do in my sleep.
“Took my first test, I got a 100. Super easy for me.
“The reading is what really gets me. It’s so time-consuming. The concepts I grasp in two seconds.”
Sounds like her late father Robert Kardashian – whose most famous case was the O.J Simpson trial – may have passed on some legal wisdom all those years ago…
So why has Kim decided that now is the perfect time for a change of career?
“I had to think long and hard about this,” she told Vogue.
“The White House called me to advise to help change the system of clemency and I’m sitting in the Roosevelt Room with, like, a judge who had sentenced criminals and a lot of really powerful people and I just sat there, like, ‘Oh, sh*t. I need to know more’.
“I would say what I had to say, about the human side and why this is so unfair.
“But I had attorneys with me who could back that up with all the facts of the case. It’s never one person who gets things done; it’s always a collective of people, and I’ve always known my role, but I just felt like I wanted to be able to fight for people who have paid their dues to society
“I just felt like the system could be so different, and I wanted to fight to fix it, and if I knew more, I could do more.”
Let’s hope that she passes the “baby bar” this summer and is able to continue three more years of studying to achieve her lawyer dreams.
Good luck Kim – we believe in you!