Kim Kardashian Held at Gunpoint


Teresa Castrejon, Staff Writer

Kim Kardashian’s weekend getaway took a wrong turn as she was held at gunpoint on Oct. 3, 2016 in her luxurious apartment in Paris.

The mother of 2 was held at gunpoint by two men dressed as police officers. The men allegedly tied her up in the bathroom while they searched frantically through her belongings, said ENews.

Kim Kardashian was in France for Paris Fashion week, along with her mother Kris Jenner and sisters Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian. During this time her children Saint and North West were in New York with their father Kanye West reported ENews.

Kanye West was performing at the Meadows Festival in New York. He quickly left the show mid-performance telling his audience there had been a “family emergency,” stated CNN.

The Los Angeles Times said Kim Kardashian was lying in bed wearing only a bathrobe, while her bodyguard was out taking care of her sisters Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian at a nightclub in Paris.

“The French Interior Ministry said five men threatened the mansion concierge with a weapon, handcuffed him and forced him to open the private apartment,” according to CNN.

The Hollywood Life  reported that Kardashian, “told officers that the men repeatedly kept asking her about her ‘ring,’ and she immediately knew they were referring to the $4 million sparkler Kanye West, 39, gave her in August. ”

The ring was a massive diamond ring worth $4.5 million. Altogether the robbers stole an estimated amount of $10 million worth of jewelry according to The Los Angeles Times.  

The ring gained popularity when Kim Kardashian flaunted [the $4.5 million ring]. Her husband, Kanye West gave her. Which she posted on Instagram, on Sept. 29, 2016.

After the incident sister, Khloe Kardashian, appeared on The Ellen Show to break silence on Oct. 11, 2016.

Khloe Kardashian told Ellen that her sister “is not is doing that well” since the robbery.

Khloe Kardashian said “This is a really serious matter and for Kim, [and she] think[s] it’s really personal as to when that emotional terror you could move on from that. [She] think[s] for us it’s all a wake-up”

“but definitely just to make sure that our[their] sister’s okay” said Khloe Kardashian

Mother Kris Jenner spoke out by posting a prayer picture on Twitter and Instagram, the caption read “#blessed #family #love #grateful.”