Kim Kardashian West is keeping it real.
Her new lineup of Skims Solutionwear models is out and it includes real women — like former inmate Alice Marie Johnson.
“Look at the most amazing model ever @AliceMarieFree modeling for @Skims launching September 10!” Kardashian West tweeted Friday, with a video of Johnson in the Skims Sculpting Bodysuit.
Look at the most amazing model ever @AliceMarieFree Modeling for @skims launching September 10! pic.twitter.com/o7aO8YPJfa
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) August 30, 2019
Kardashian West found out about Johnson and her story by way of social media in 2017. The sixtysomething Tennessee woman had been sentenced to life in prison plus 25 years without the possibility of parole in 1996 on nonviolent drug charges.
According to a representative for Kardashian West, “Kim was moved to take action.” The reality star and entrepreneur even paid a trip to the Oval Office to ask President Trump to grant Johnson clemency. Johnson was freed on June 6, 2018.
Now Johnson is making her modeling debut.
Kim Kardashian West uses real women in her Skims Solutionwear campaign, including former inmate Alice Marie Johnson.
“This shapewear makes me feel free,” Johnson said in the video. “This shapewear makes me feel that I can walk into the store, that
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