Kim Kardashian has taken up a major interest in the law as of late. Wanting to follow the footsteps of her father, Robert Kardashian, she’s been studying and advocating for prison reform. As one man waits for word on whether his execution will go on as planned, Kim K. is offering support to his family, according to TMZ.
Julius Jones is scheduled to be executed on November 18th. He’s been in prison for nearly 20 years after a conviction for the fatal shooting of Paul Howell in a botched 1999 carjacking. At the age of only 22, he was sentenced to die for his role in the crimes, although Jones maintains his innocence.
Julius’ sister, Antoinette Jones, says that Kardashian has been in touch with the family recently. As Jones awaits his fate from Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on whether the execution will goes as planned, Kim has been offering comfort.
Kardashian also shared updates on the Jones case on her Instagram. Jones’ family says Kim’s tireless lobbying and influence have been invaluable to the family. Now, as the clock ticks on the life of Julius Jones, Kim Kardashian is making one final plea to save his life.
“I want to give u all an update on Julius Jones. We are all anxiously awaiting a decision from Governor Stitt. He can choose to accept the recommendation (for a 2nd time) from the Parole Board, to grant Julius Clemency / Life w. the possibility of parole of have him executed Thursday the 18th.
Julius, his family and everyone on his team are still hopeful Stitt will do the right thing. Today, Julius’ family and close friends received invites to his execution. I can’t even imagine how they all must be feeling right now.”
Kim K. worked with President Donald Trump towards the pardon of rapper Kodak Black. She previously met with Trump to discuss her agenda on prison reform. Now, her influence is being truly put to the test.
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