Images of Kim Kardashian sporting an orange jumpsuit behind bars had fans on the edge of their seats until it was revealed that the images are for Kim’s role on Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva.”
Kim reprised her role as bad-girl relationship guru Nikki LePree, who’s no good ways caught up with her and landed her beautiful behind in jail. People magazine stated that another character on the show, Stacy, is the reason for her visit to the slammer.
The creator of the show, Josh Berman, spoke about Kim’s role on the show and how he was surprised by her personality on their first encounter.
“I’m ecstatic to welcome Kim to the Diva family,” creator and executive producer Josh Berman told E! News about Kardashian’s role in the series. “In discussing the role of Nikki with her, I’m blown away by her smarts, sense of humor and passion. This series is all about reinvention, and I’m so excited to see Kim ‘reinvented’ in the world of ‘Drop Dead Diva.'”