Trump's Newest Adviser? Kim Kardashian Visits Kanye's 'Brother' In The White House To Talk Prison Reform

Kim Kardashian arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

President Donald Trump has been known to take advice from some unusual sources in the past, employing former Breitbart boss Steve Bannon, and reportedly speaking nightly with Fox News host Sean Hannity.

Now, it appears his administration is reaching out to the world of reality TV stars (other than himself) over policy discussions, with Kim Kardashian West heading to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with Trump and Jared Kushner on prison reform.

The Kardashian, Trump, Kushner sit-down is not as far out of left field as it may seem, as the reality TV queen has spent several months in back channel discussions with Kushner over the issue, Vanity Fair reported.

Kardashian is expected to plead the case of grandmother Alice Johnson, who is serving a life sentence for a first-time drug offense and has been behind bars for more than 21 years—her case reaching the ears of Kardashian last year.

The TV star has tweeted about Johnson on a number of occasions, sharing a petition to Twitter last week that asked President Trump to grant Johnson clemency.

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"Please take a moment to sign this petition for Alice Johnson," wrote Kardashian, who appears to have found a sympathetic ear in Kushner—who counts prison reform among the topics he is pushing for.

"I've been in communication with the White House and trying to bring her case to the president's desk and figure out how we can get her out," Kardashian told Mic several weeks ago.

"That's such a huge step from where we started with that not even being on their radar," she said at the time.

Kardashian's husband Kanye West has also hit headlines in recent months, tweeting about his love for Trump.

"You don't have to agree with Trump but the mob can't make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don't agree with everything anyone does. That's what makes us individuals. And we have the right to independent thought," West tweeted at the end of April.

His support prompted a thank you from Trump, who later said at a speech in Texas, reported by Sky News: "And by the way, Kanye West must have some power, because, you probably saw, I doubled my African-American poll numbers. We went from 11 to 22 in one week. Thank you Kanye, thank you!"