Since revealing on her solo Vogue Cover that she is studying to take the Bar Exams in 2022, Kim Kardashian has been faced with a lot of backlash from people who believe she has no place studying law.
Many were of the opinion that she was rich and successful already and went on to say she should “stay in her lane”.
The reality star, however, who is used to public bashing and internet bullies, handled the situation with grace.
Kim took to her Instagram to reveal that no one should let other people put them in a box or define how far they can go in life.
In a lengthy post, she put up a picture of herself during one of her study sessions with Van Jones and Jessica Jackson with the caption:
“Last year I registered with the California State Bar to study law. For the next 4 years, a minimum of 18 hours a week is required, I will take written and multiple choice tests monthly. As my first year is almost coming to an end I am preparing for the baby bar, a mini version of the bar, which is required when studying law this way. I’ve seen some comments from people who are saying it’s my privilege or my money that got me here, but that’s not the case. One person actually said I should “stay in my lane.” I want people to understand that there is nothing that should limit your pursuit of your dreams, and the accomplishment of new goals. You can create your own lanes, just as I am. The state bar doesn’t care who you are. This option is available to anyone who’s state allows it. It’s true I did not finish college. You need 60 college credits (I had 75) to take part in “reading the law”, which is an in office law school being apprenticed by lawyers. For anyone assuming this is the easy way out, it’s not. My weekends are spent away from my kids while I read and study. I work all day, put my kids to bed and spend my nights studying. There are times I feel overwhelmed and when I feel like I can’t do it but I get the pep talks I need from the people around me supporting me. I changed my number last year and disconnected from everyone because I have made this strict commitment to follow a dream of mine – It’s never too late to follow your dreams.
I want to thank Van Jones for believing in me and introducing me to Jessica Jackson. Jessica along with Erin Haney have taken on the role of my mentors and I am forever grateful to them both putting in so much time with me, believing in me and supporting me through this journey. This week I have a big torts essay due on negligence. Wish me luck ✨⚖️”
Meanwhile, Kim has also been receiving lots of accolades on this new feat she is embarking upon, from both family and friends.
Her sister, Kourtney commented: “I couldn’t be more proud of you, sister 🙏🏼❤️✨”
Her little sister, Khloe also wrote: “I am so proud of you Keeks”
Winnie Harlow wrote: “go getter! ❤️ So proud”
Joan Smalls wrote: “Well said. You can do and be whatever you put your mind, effort and dedication into. This so dope 👏🏽💕”
Lala Anthony wrote: “Let’s goooooo‼️‼️‼️”
Chance the rapper wrote: “This amazing, and really inspiring.”
Ashley Graham: “Create your lane Kim!🙌🏽👏🏽 #inspired“
Tyrese Gibson gave her a fatherly advice, saying: “Get it done Kim….. It’s very clear to me that this journey is tied into the seed your father Mr Kardashian planted in you- He was a powerful lawyer and got a lot done…. The day you pass this bar exam will for sure be the proudest day I just hope when you pass you don’t post about it for at least 48 hours just you and your father will deserving of this moment that’s coming- This one I’m proud of this one is and will be done….. Amen…..”
We write: Well done Kim!