Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton can count a new celebrity name among her backers heading into November’s presidential election.
Under a huge website banner reading “I’m with her,” Kim Kardashian, the “TV megastar, businesswoman and mother of two,” wrote about the presidential race on her website Friday in an effort to be clear on the fact that she is, in fact, a Clinton supporter.
Kardashian, who is married to rap music star Kanye West, was writing in response to a recently published interview which seemed to indicate that she hadn’t made up her mind over whether to support Clinton or Trump.
That interview cited a recent conversation between Kardashian and Caitlyn Jenner about why the prominent transgender activist is a Trump supporter.
That interview, published in Wonderland magazine, read, in part, with Kardashian speaking:
‘At first I thought, “Oh my God, I’m so Hillary,” but I had a long political call with Caitlyn [Jenner] last night about why she’s voting Trump. I’m on the fence.’
Kardashian, however, indicated Friday that even if at one point her mind was not entirely made up, she now is wholeheartedly backing Clinton.
She introduced herself by saying that she had, after her widely cited conversation with Caitlyn Jenner, “thought about the things that are so important to me that they outweigh everything else, such as gun control and protecting women’s rights to safe and legal abortion.”
Kardashian said that her conversation with Jenner ended up with the transgender activist having “encouraged me to do my research before making my decision and then vote for the candidate whose policies aligned with the things that matter most to me.”
And after her careful consideration, she wrote, she “found that without a doubt, I stand with Hillary. I’m with her. I believe Hillary will best represent our country and is the most qualified for the job.”
This isn’t the first time that the reality TV star has expressed support for Clinton’s presidential bid.
The Hill reported last summer that “the Keeping Up with the Kardashians celebrity backed Clinton during an interview at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.”
Kardashian isn’t the only prominent female celebrity to back Clinton, with most such persons being “with her” since the Democratic presidential primary was still underway.
Katy Perry and Demi Lovato, for example, both pop music megastars, have backed Clinton since early in the primary season, climaxing their support with respective performances at late July’s Democratic National Convention.
Perry also performed a show on Clinton’s behalf while she and Bernie Sanders were still competing for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will square off this coming Monday at the first presidential debate ahead of November’s presidential election. Clinton hopes to use a strong enough showing in the debate to bolster her standing as front-runner in the race for the presidency.
The former Secretary of State is currently suffering under failing poll and electoral college model numbers, with her lead down to hinging on one state, according to some calculations.
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