Kim Kardashian Podcast denies claims victims were not contacted

Kim K.'s True Crime Podcast denies claims they never contacted victims
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conduct your research. Kim KardashianThe new true crime podcast of was called out for allegedly failing to contact the victims mentioned on the show – but the team claim they took the necessary steps.

The reality star, 41, narrates “Kim Kardashian’s The System: The Case of Kevin Keith,” which debuted on Spotify on Monday, October 3 and explores the life of a convicted murderer Kevin Keith. Kardashian’s eight-episode series is trying to make a case for Keith’s release from prison, and two of his alleged victims aren’t happy with the podcast.

Crowd and Quentin Reeves were among the six people shot by Keith during the 1994 incident that killed three people. In an interview with the Daily Mail On Thursday, October 6, the duo claimed they were never approached about the KKW Beauty founder’s project. “She didn’t even contact us,” Quentin claimed. “If Kim Kardashian wants to get involved, she should come and meet us in person.”

He continued: “We saw it with our own eyes. You don’t forget something like that. I don’t care what Kim Kardashian says — Kevin did it.”

Quanita, meanwhile, claimed she didn’t hear from the team behind the podcast until Monday, when the first two episodes went live. “We should have been the first call,” she told the outlet.

Despite the couple’s allegations, Tenderfoot TV and Big City TV denied any wrongdoing. “The System production team has made multiple attempts to reach out to the Reeves siblings. At that time, they decided not to share their story and asked that we stop contacting them,” the company said in a statement Thursday, per TMZ. “If you’ve changed your mind, we invite you to sit down for the podcast anytime.”

That Kardashians star inked an exclusive deal with Spotify in June 2020 for a series on criminal justice reform, a cause she has become passionate about in recent years. True crime fanatic and producer Lori Rothschild Ansaldi joined the California native on the project, which will continue to release new episodes on Mondays.

During the premiere episode, the CEO of Skims spoke directly to Keith, who is serving a life sentence in Ohio with no possibility of parole. “I’m really hopeful for this podcast just to get your story out there because I think it’s so important for people to understand that … our system is so fucked up,” she noted.

Earlier this month, Kardashian shared what inspired her to pursue this particular case on her show. “Ultimately, everyone in our society wants to feel safe. So if people feel comfortable and support causes to let people out [of prison]and obviously policy needs to change for that to happen. I think storytelling is key,” she said The Hollywood Reporter. “Sharing stories from people who don’t just have a criminal record will help people feel comfortable and understand where someone is coming from. Normally you don’t hear the other side. Usually you hear triple homicide and get scared, especially when they are convicted. Nobody will look inside [that person’s case] enough to understand, well, there was no physical evidence linking him [to the crime].”

As a fan of the “Serial” podcast, Kardashian said she likes to delve into a new case with each season of “The System.” When asked how she balances all of her business endeavors with filming her reality show and studying for the bar exam, the beauty mogul joked that she hardly sleeps.

“But it’s a choice I want to make,” she continued. “School is very time-consuming. It’s a few hours each day, but everything I’m involved in will be 100 percent mine, and my time is truly micromanaged. I want to go to law school and then my ultimate goal is to open a company that hires ex-convicts. But that can take time.” Kim Kardashian Podcast denies claims victims were not contacted

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