News | Entertainment
4 Jul 2020 1:48
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Kim Kardashian West was "honoured" to meet with Rodney Reed

    The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star was thrilled to come face to face with the man she has been campaigning to get released from prison, after he insisted he has evidence to prove his innocence after he was convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1996


    She wrote on Twitter: "Today, I had the honour of meeting #RodneyReed in person and the privilege of sitting with him when he got the news that the highest court in Texas had issued a stay of ex ecution and remanded the case back to the trial court for further consideration ... Words cannot describe the relief and hope that swept over the room in that moment. That hope had been building over the last few weeks around Rodney’s case. We have seen Democrats and Republicans come together. We have seen grassroots activists and lawmakers link arms ... We have heard people all around the globe speak up. And all because of a deep belief that every man or woman accused of a crime - especially one punishable by death - deserves the chance to have all available evidence considered ... So grateful for the commitment and passion of everyone who voiced their support, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles for their recommendation to issue a 120 day reprieve, and the courts for issuing a stay! (sic)"

    Meanwhile, Kim previously insisted she is grateful her fans are "super supportive" of her work in criminal justice reform.

    She said of her fans: "I'm just so glad that they've followed all of us on our life journeys, whether you know it's the life changes that we've made and for me getting so involved in justice reform ... It means a lot to me that they're super supportive."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     03 Jul: Jennifer Lopez told the class of 2020 that "true change starts at the kitchen table" in an inspirational message to this year's graduating students
     03 Jul: Sia is a grandmother to two babies
     03 Jul: Lizzo is adopting a vegan diet in lockdown
     03 Jul: Katie Price's son Harvey Price was experiencing chest pains when he was rushed to hospital earlier in the week
     03 Jul: Alicia Keys feels it is important to "hold each other accountable" amidst the Black Lives Matter movement
     03 Jul: Stefflon Don hasn't seen her husband in four months
     03 Jul: Coco Austin's father is in hospital with coronavirus
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The Chiefs will search for their first win of Super Rugby Aotearoa without an All Black More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    More funding has been announced for the arts sector .. More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Jennifer Lopez told the class of 2020 that "true change starts at the kitchen table" in an inspirational message to this year's graduating students 21:57

    Health & Safety:
    Federal health authorities say it's too early to know if coronavirus cases are stabilising in Victoria 21:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    A section of State Highway 10 near Kaeo in Northland is down to one lane, after a large hole's been found under the road's southbound lane, a kilometre south of Totara North Rd in Kaeo 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Sia is a grandmother to two babies 21:27

    Law and Order:
    A man who escaped custody in Auckland on Monday has been found and arrested 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Lizzo is adopting a vegan diet in lockdown 20:57

    Law and Order:
    Jeyaraj and Beniks: Indian deaths in custody spark national debate about police brutality 20:47

    Law and Order:
    NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman opens review into harassment complaints process in legal professions 20:37

    Entertainment:
    Katie Price's son Harvey Price was experiencing chest pains when he was rushed to hospital earlier in the week 20:27

    Entertainment:
    Alicia Keys feels it is important to "hold each other accountable" amidst the Black Lives Matter movement 19:57


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd