Kim Kardashian bid for Glendale mayor draws shock, support

Since Kim Kardashian mused aloud about wanting to run for mayor of Glendale someday, political commentators and others have weighed in on whether the TV star's aspirations can become a reality.

In the “Pinheads & Patriots” segment of his Fox News show, conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly showed the leaked video clip in which Kardashian declares, "I decided I'm going to run for the mayor of Glendale." She later said she would choose to run for office in Glendale "because it's, like, Armenian town." 

“If I were Ms. Kardashian, I would start a brand new political party, the ‘It's Like' party,” O’Reilly said. “That would be awesome.”

Caught outside Staples Center, actor Michael Clarke Duncan and fellow reality star Omarosa Stallworth got into a little spat about Kardashian’s political credentials. In a TMZ video, a reporter catches Duncan off guard with the news.

"No, she's not! Are you playing? Are you serious?" Duncan asks.

Stallworth, who gained notice on "The Apprentice," quickly came to Kardashian’s defense.

“You know what? She’s really smart,” Stallworth said. “I think she can do it."

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-- Matt Stevens, Los Angeles Times


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