Others, meanwhile, wondered if Trump knew that he wasn't meeting with a certain North Korean Kim.
"I would explain to [Trump] that, just like everybody else, we can make choices in our lives that we're not proud of and that we don't think through all the way", Kardashian West shared. "He really understood, and I am very hopeful that this will turn out really positively". She's reportedly interested in wide prison reform; she's also seeking to free Cyntoia Brown, who was sentenced to 60 years for killing a man who she says was soliciting her for sex when she was 16 and forced into prostitution.
Johnson's case was first noticed by Kardashian when she saw a video about it on social media and made a decision to pay for a new legal team to fight the sentence. "Today is for you", West tweeted, along with a happy birthday wish for Johnson.
Dressed in an all black suit and bright yellow stilettos, Kim clearly meant business as she was escorted into the president's abode by security staff. Listen, it's a not great state of affairs when you need a massive celebrity to get the attention of the president and fix gross injustices, but if Kim K. can get it done, more power to her.
The reality television star was also able to join forces with Mr Kushner, a senior adviser to the president who has been pushing for federal prison reform.
Kardashian West has said she has no doubt that Alice Johnson will lead a productive life outside of prison if granted clemency by Trump.
During the White House press briefing Wednesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders wouldn't provide further details on who Kardashian was meeting, only saying, "She is expected to be here at the White House".
Kanye shocked with his lengthy rant on his political leanings, declaring his love for Donald Trump and insisting he has the right to independent thought. Trump has not commented on whether he plans to grant Johnson a pardon.
Jessica Jackson Sloan, national director of #cut50, an advocacy group calling for a reduction of the prison population, said in a statement, "We commend Ms. Kardashian-West for putting people over politics today".
But here's the biggest question: Why didn't any of us see this coming?