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Kim Kardashian West is studying law: welcome to the new seriousness | Gaby Hinsliff

Vacuous celebrity could be on its way out – it’s no longer enough to be famous for being famous
Kim Kardashian West, ‘currently ploughing though the basic principles of tort, contract and criminal law’. Photograph: Lionel Cironneau/AP

Kim Kardashian West is studying to be a lawyer.

The reality TV star who once tried to break the internet with a photograph of her bottom has enrolled for the first stages of the California bar exam, and is currently ploughing through the basic principles of tort, contract and criminal law under the supervision of two mentoring attorneys.

This is not a belated April fool, but the gist of a Vogue magazine shoot during which she earnestly explained her decision to start reading up on the law after being invited to the White House to advise President Trump

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