Kim Kardashian’s Desire to Become a Lawyer Comes From Her Dad, According to Fans

Keeping Up With the Kardashians first premiered in 2007. Since the show’s initial launch the cast and series have changed a lot. When it comes to Kim Kardashian West viewers and fans are often blown away by the star’s transformation over the past 18 seasons. From modeling to creating her own brand, Kim has been seen on-screen taking on a variety of challenges. However, more recently, the famous celebrity has started studying to become a lawyer. Find out why Kim Kardashian West made this decision and how fans and viewers have been reacting. 

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Why does Kim Kardashian West want to be a lawyer?

Many fans and viewers of Keeping Up With the Kardashians may have been shocked when Kim Kardashian West revealed that she was pursuing her goal of becoming a lawyer. The reality television star appeared on CNN about a year ago explaining why she was beginning this new journey. In the video, Kardashian credits the CNN host Van Jones as playing a huge role in helping her connect to the people who ultimately would guide her down this career path.

After a trip to the White House, Kim Kardashian West admitted to realizing just how broken the system is. Kardashian explained that she believed she could start to try to make a difference by learning more about these issues and how she could initiate change. One thing Kim has demonstrated that she is very passionate about is prison reform. Even though Kim received mixed feedback and opinions from fans and viewers of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, she has continued to diligently work toward her goal. Many people have speculated that Kim’s father’s connection to the law is another reason the famous star has decided to become a lawyer. Take a look back at Robert Kardashian Sr.’s legal career, and why it might have inspired Kim. 

Kim Kardashian West’s father’s role in the infamous O.J. Simpson trial 

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The Kardashian family’s fame arguably began with the O.J. Simpson trial. The famous football player was put on trial for the murder of his former wife, Nicole Simpson in 1995. Kim Kardashian West’s father represented O.J. in the public and shocking case. The case caused much distress for the Kardashian family since O.J. and his wife had both previously been very good family friends. The case was all over the news and headlines everywhere. Many fans and viewers are now speculating that Kim’s father’s infamous career might be part of the reason she decided to pursue a future in practicing law. Find out exactly what the fans are saying about Kim Kardashian West’s recent decisions. 

What do fans have to say about Kim Kardashian West’s journey to becoming a lawyer? 

Fans and viewers of Keeping Up With the Kardashians rarely hold back their opinions and thoughts when it comes to the cast. This Reddit thread shows a discussion between fans regarding Kim’s plans to become a lawyer. Kim hopes to officially be a lawyer by 2022. Some viewers expressed that they believed it might be Kim’s way of coping with her father’s death and attempting to feel a closer connection with her dad. Many fans supported this theory and one added, “I always thought a little bit of it was to honor her father.” It definitely seems like a feasible possibility, but fans and viewers also think there is probably more to it. 

Some people shared that they think this is also Kim’s way of showing the world that she is more than just a famous celebrity. One viewer explained, “I dont think she needs to be a lawyer but rather wants to be one to prove that shes more than an reality tv star. I mean, she wants to add lawyer in her professional resume that includes owning several business.” Regardless of their opinions and theories, fans and viewers are eager to see where this new path leads Kim Kardashian West.