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Kim Kardashian defends lawyer dream in Instagram revision post

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Hot on the heels of her recent revelation that she is studying to become a lawyer; social media superstar and business mogul Kim Kardashian has now taken to Instagram to defend her unusual career move.

Revealing the news in May’s issue of fashion bible Vogue, the 38-year-old socialite confirmed she had begun a four-year legal apprenticeship with an unnamed law firm in San Fran last summer, with a view to sitting the California bar exam in 2022.

Like with most moves the reality TV queen makes, her decision to pursue law did not go unnoticed and sparked a comments storm online. “While I wish Ms Kardashian well, I highly doubt she will pass the bar,” expressed one Legal Cheek critic at the time.

Pictured alongside her two attorney mentors Jessica Jackson and Erin Haney (below), and surrounded by paperwork and a tort law textbook, the Keeping up with the Kardashians star responded to her haters in an Insta post on Monday. She wrote:

“I’ve seen some comments from people who are saying it’s my privilege or my money that got me here, but that’s not the case. One person actually said I should ‘stay in my lane’. I want people to understand that there is nothing that should limit your pursuit of your dreams, and the accomplishment of new goals. You can create your own lanes, just as I am.”

Studying law is no mean feat, especially when you’re Kim K. The KKW Beauty businesswoman will be studying a minimum of 18-hours per week for the next four years and will take written and multiple-choice tests monthly. This week she has a “big torts essay due on negligence”. The mother-of-three (soon to be four) went on to explain how she is juggling her multiple commitments:

“My weekends are spent away from my kids while I read and study. I work all day, put my kids to bed and spend my nights studying… I changed my number last year and disconnected from everyone because I have made this strict commitment to follow a dream of mine.”

Despite not possessing a university degree, Kardashian’s path into law is possible because California is one of a number of US states that allow aspiring lawyers to sit their final bar exams without a law degree. “The state bar doesn’t care who you are,” explained Kardashian. “This option is available to anyone who’s (sic) state allows it… You need 60 college credits (I had 75) to take part in ‘reading the law’… For anyone assuming this is the easy way out, it’s not.”

Kardashian’s law school ambitions haven’t materialised out of thin air. News of Kimmie’s fledgling legal career comes almost a year after she met with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss reforms to the US prison system, while her late father, Robert Kardashian, was a US defence lawyer who famously worked on OJ Simpson’s murder trial.

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28 Comments

Danielle

I do not get why this is a shock? Her dad was a top lawyer someone she always looked upto. If she is willing to work for it why not?? Looks wont last forever.

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Anonymous

No, but the money she’s already earned as a result of it will if she’s sensible with it.

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Anonymous

You know that you’ve been reading LC too long when you refer to all lawyers as “top”

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Anonymous

Her dad was a shoddy lawyer, but a slightly better businessman, I must admit.

Stop peddling the known myth that he participated in OJ’s trial, he was only included for moral support.

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Anonymous

Her father wasn’t really a top lawyer. He was ok. He was just a very close friend of OJ there to give him moral support in the trial. Johnnie Cochran, Bob Shapiro and Alan Dershowitz, Barry Scheck were the actual lawyers in that trial.

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Anonymous

Work for it lol

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Anonymous

“Who’s”?!
I guess lawyers don’t need to have good grammar ……….

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WFH

KK is one of my favourite actresses. I remember coming across some of her earliest work online in my mid-teens. Really inspired me.

I wish her all the best in this new endeavour.

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Anonymous

I would instruct her. For sure.

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Anonymous

Sorry, are we still talking about Katie King?

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Infatuated of Tunbridge Wells

I wish.

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Anonymous

Her Dad was Ross from Friends yeah?

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Anonymous

No, he was Robert Kardashian. The actor who played Ross is called David Schwimmer.

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Anonymous

Shanter

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Anonymous

Tell everyone else to fuck off Kim. They don’t want to see success for the second time

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Anonymous

Fuck off Kim.

Now what?

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Anonymous

ayy gotem

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Anonymous

She fucked off Ray J.

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Anonymous

Kim claims she has a “big torts essay due on negligence”…that expensive tuition is seriously going to waste.

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Anonymous

I dislike her but an apprenticeship equivalent requires a limited tuition fee.

Your tuition was more likely wasted.

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Anonymous

Considering I am doing a TC at an MC firm, not wasted.

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Anon

*at a MC firm, not wasted.

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Anonymous

I’m not sure if Kim has the intellect to pass the bar exam, but she does have access to the best tuition and resources that money can buy.

In any case, she is great at making videos.

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Jobbie Travers

Kim denying that her “privilege” and wealth has no role in her apprenticeship shows how dense she is. A goldfish demonstrates higher levels of self-awareness.

At least acknowledge how lucky you are to be able to bypass law school; have nannies, maids, PAs on hand 24/7; and find a firm- purely out of nepotism- to take you under their wing.

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Anonymous

She showed her giving brains ability in the Ray Jay video. Impressive.

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Anonymous

Lawyers everywhere are feeling threatened by this because she has been ridiculed for years, spoken of as if she’s a dumb arse with nothing but shit for brains and a massive bum, and if this supposed dumb arse can become a lawyer, well, I suppose any old porn star can!

It makes us look and feel not so intellectually superior after all.

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Anonymous

Exactly. I’m now wondering whether Kim K has been playing dumb all this time (for marketing purposes) or whether she is actually dumb.

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Linda Lu the Photoshop Extradonaire

An actual queen. I hope she follows me on Insta some day.

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