Kim Kardashian Gets Grilled By David Letterman For Standing By Trump

Cole Delbyck
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Try as he might, David Letterman couldn’t get Kim Kardashian to say a single negative thing about President Donald Trump.

The reality TV star has fielded plenty of praise and criticism for working with Trump in recent years, as one of the most effective advocates for criminal justice reform during his administration, but has largely preferred to keep her own political beliefs private.

While her husband Kanye West has launched his own presidential campaign, Kardashian took a more bipartisan approach during a sit down for the new season of Letterman’s series “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction,” which arrives on Netflix Wednesday.

Despite the former talk show host’s best efforts to suss out to what extent she supports Trump, an even-keeled Kardashian remained tight-lipped.

“Hopefully, for the next multiple administrations, I’ll be working with the White House, helping them with clemencies,” she told Letterman about her designs on the future, according to The Daily Beast.

“But do you feel that what is being done on behalf of sentencing reform now via this current administration in any way allows the balance of democracy back in a corridor of viability?” he asked.

Kardashian then took a beat before admitting, “Well, I have no idea what you just said.”

Letterman proceeded to phrase his question more clearly, explaining that while he’s “grateful” for what she’s accomplished, her work ultimately “doesn’t make me feel any better about the current administration.”

In response, Kardashian simply offered, “I understand that.”

When pressed about who she intends to vote for in the upcoming election, Kardashian stayed silent, pivoting instead to the warnings she received before her first of a handful of visits to the White House.

“Trust me, everyone called me and said, ‘Don’t you dare step foot in that White House or your reputation is done,’” she recalled, noting that for her there was no choice when a person’s freedom is...

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