‘Drop Dead Diva’ spoilers: Kim Kardashian goes behind bars

We have seen Kim Kardashian in some pretty tricky positions over the years — but unlike some other socialites-turned reality stars, there was one place that she managed to avoid … until now.

In the photo to the left of this article, you can see Kim locked within he steel confines of a jell cell — but don’t fret, since this one is obviously far too clean and not intimidating enough to be real. This image is coming to us instead from Sunday night’s new episode of “Drop Dead Diva,” where her character of Nikki LePree is going to be behind bars after trying to take off with some money in tow earlier this season. (Some “relationship guru” she is…)

When it was initially announced that Kim was going to be a cast member on the show, the hiring was met with some criticism as many questioned whether or not this was just a grab for publicity. However, Kim has done a decent job in the small part, and it has gotten the show some more headlines in an effort to bring in new viewers. When you are a cable drama on what is in many ways a niche network, you have to take whatever opportunities you can get some new people to watch — even if it does entail bringing on someone who is controversial and does not have that much in the way of acting experience.

Sunday night’s new episode is the penultimate one of season 4, and we’ll have to wait and see if the ratings somehow manage to go up in this span of time.

What do you think of this photo, and have you enjoyed Kim’s time on the show this year? We want to hear some of your thoughts below! If you want to go back and watch Kim’s debut from earlier in the season, all you have to do is pay a visit over to the link here.

Photo: Lifetime

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