Kim Kardashian West has according to Daily Mail asked that her legal team get involved in the case of Cyntoia Brown, a former child sex slave.
Brown had been convicted of killing her captor and sentenced to life imprisonment.
According to Daily Mail, Brown, at 16, was trafficked by a pimp called Kutthroat who physically, sexually and verbally abused her.
She was then sold to 43-year-old Nashville realtor Johnny Allen, and afraid that the former army sharp shooter would kill her, shot him dead with one of her guns.
She was repeatedly hit and abused, she said, and almost always had a gun pointed at her by Allen.
Brown was sentenced to life in prison when the case was taken to court.
After serving 13 years of her sentence. her case went viral and celebrities, amongst others, have been calling for her release.
There was a previous surge of support for Brown in 2011 when a documentary about her life appeared on public television. The documentary was done by University of Southern California journalism professor and filmmaker Dan Birman.
Kim Kardashian West has gone a step further and enlisted her legal team to help Brown, who won’t be eligible for parole until she’s 69, get her freedom.
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