"Nicole and I don't really [keep in touch]. I'm quite close to the other Dolls," she told The Sun. "Nicole has big ambitions and big passions and she keeps to herself so I don't make those choices for her, she does. I've reached out and that's all I can do.
"I think Nicole wanted a solo career and that's just it - end of," she added. "But when we ended up being a part of the group I was a huge advocate of hers."
Kim continued, "I even helped teach her how to dance and stayed after rehearsals to make her feel comfortable within her own skin and dance movement.
"I think ultimately Nicole deserves happiness. The Pussycat Dolls for many of us was our ambition but I don't think Nicole always had that. She always wanted to be a solo artist, there's no harm in that."
Good on Kimberly for totes rising above it, we reckon we'd be pretty peed off if our former bandmate had cut all ties with the past.