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    Kim Kardashian Said She "Doesn't Have A Bad Word To Say" About Trump, But It Might Not Be All It Seems

    Kim made the comment during an interview about her work campaigning for the pardoning of women in prison.

    Ever since Donald Trump was elected President, Kim Kardashian has been vocal about her feelings regarding many of his policies and decisions.

    However back in May, Kim made it her mission to get a 62-year-old grandmother serving a life sentence for a first time, nonviolent drug offence pardoned from prison. She met Trump at the White House to discuss the situation and less than a week later, Alice was released.

    However, Kim has now caused controversy after saying during a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live that she "doesn't have a bad word to say" about President Trump.

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    The interview began with Kim addressing her campaign to release Alice Johnson.

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    She said: "I connected with her and wanted to do whatever I could to help her. I knew there was only one person in power who could make the change and get her released."

    Kim went on to say that she's "very hopeful" that she might be able to repeat the process for some other people in similar circumstances, and is reading letters from people in prison every day.

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    Kim said: "I'm very grateful and I'm very hopeful that more good things are going to come out of our conversations. I have a list of people [she wants to put forward for pardoning]. I get a stack of letters every day that I read when I'm in glam. I recently went to a women's prison because I connected with this but I don't have any experience myself. There’s a lot of positive things and bills that we’re trying to get passed that I’m really hopeful about."

    She then went on to discuss the fact that her husband Kanye West has been a vocal supporter of Trump, explaining that it's not so much his policies that Kanye finds appealing but his personality.

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    She said: "To make it clear, we'd talk about it and his policies, and Kanye doesn't necessarily agree with his policies. He likes his personality and how he made it to be president when everybody really underestimated him. He's not political so he doesn't dig deep into what's going on."

    But then right at the end of the interview, Kim said this.

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    She said: "I have nothing bad to say about the president. He's done something amazing [by pardoning Alice Johnson.]

    When Jimmy hinted that Kim only made the comment because she's relying on Trump to pardon "the people on her list," Kim appeared to concur and clarified that she "doesn't agree with everything he does."

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    She explained: "I'm very focused. But I don't agree with everything either. I had no idea what to expect going in there, but I was like, 'Look, I'm going to be focused and I really turned my idea around."

    However, within hours of the clip being released, people were expressing their anger Kim's comment.

    And accused her of being too "rich and ill-informed" to have an opinion.

    You can watch the full interview here.

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    A spokesperson for Kim Kardashian has been contacted for comment.

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