Kim Kardashian offers to pay rent for former inmate

 Kim Kardashian West attends the the Versace fall 2019 fashion show at the American Stock Exchange Building 


LOS ANGELES - Reality TV star and business woman Kim Kardashian West is lending a helping hand to a man who was recently released from prison but could not find accomodation due to his background.

Kardashian-West offered to pay rent for Matthew Charles for the next five years after he got released from prison under the new prison reform laws. 

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TMZ reports that Kim secretly reached out to Charles after reading about his story on Twitter.

Charles was granted early release in May 2016 after serving 20 of his 35-year sentence for a non-violent drug and weapons charges.

In a post on Facebook, Charles thanked Kim for her generosity.

"Kim did not do this for attention or publicity, but I had to share it, because it's to good not to, and my heart is about to burst with happiness, that I wish you to rejoice in this news with me", wrote Charles.