KIM KARDASHIAN EXPRESSES RELIEF AS SHE MEETS RODNEY REED AFTER HE IS GRANTED STAY OF EXECUTION
American media personality and entrepreneur, Kim Kardashian has expressed excitement after Rodney Reed’s execution was indefinitely postponed.
Reed is a death row inmate in Livingston, Texas, who was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Nov. 20. He has been 21 years on death row for a 1996 murder.
Millions of Americans including celebrities have signed online petitions demanding for leniency. As new evidences proving his innocence emerges, Reed’s execution has been postponed for trial.
Just as Reed was granted a stay of execution, Kardashian met him and she took to her social media page to share her excitement about the matter.
Read what she said below:
Today, I had the honor 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 execution 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!
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