Kim Kardashian is burning up the Internet today and for once it is not because she took her clothes off. This story is like something out of an action movie and proves once again that truth can be stranger than fiction. As Kanye West was performing on stage during a concert in New York City, his wife Kim Kardashian was held up at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room by masked robbers. Sounds like they were an actual couple of gold diggers!
Five men dressed as police officers held up the concierge to the No Address Hotel in order to gain access to Kardashian’s hotel room. Once inside they pointed guns at Kim’s head, gagged her mouth and bound her hands and feet before stuffing her in the bathtub. She reportedly begged the armed assailants to spare her life, saying that she had babies at home. Love her or hate her it seems like a pretty terrible thing for anyone to go through.
Kim K on Instagram moments before robbers broke into her hotel room. Surprised she didn’t Instagram the whole thing.
Kardashian was in town for Paris Fashion Week and it looks like she was targeted for the large haul of valuables she brought with her. The robbers stole a box of jewelry worth $6.7 million and another ring worth $4 million alone. Stealing someone’s stuff out of a hotel room? It sounds like they were inspired by Uncle OJ.
The Paris hotel where it all went down.
At the moment this intense robbery was going down, Yeezus was mid song, belting out “Heartless” when his assistant ran onstage and told him the news. Kanye told his fans he had to stop the show for a family emergency.
After the thieves made off with the more than $10 million in Kardashian jewels, Kim was able to break free and call for help. After giving a statement to authorities, she left the hotel with a police escort to a private jet and hightailed it back to New York where her husband and her mom, Kris Jenner were waiting her arrival. A Kardashian representative gave a statement saying that “She is badly shaken but physically unharmed.”
UPDATE: As many have suspected there is more to this story. French authorities are questioning just HOW someone like Kim Kardashian could be left alone with ten million in jewels and robbed at gun point. The police believe it might be an INSIDE JOB.
The police are suspecting that at least one of the armed assailants may have been a former bodyguard. Another suspect is the hotel concierge who was used to gain access to the room and later handcuffed by the perpetrators. This may have just been distraction and the concierge was in on it. Another former body guard of Kardashian says she really needs to be more careful;
“Kim’s social media and her Snapchat is her undoing. When she is posting, ‘Here I am, and this is the $5 million ring I am wearing, here’s where I am going,’ you are basically inviting someone to rob you.”
Security outside Kim and Kanye’s NYC apartment.
Which brings up the question, should she have had this much jewelry in her hotel room? I mean I normally only leave the house with $5 million in jewelry, so this just seems excessive.They may have made off with all of that bling, but now we can all look forward to some epic Kanye rants.
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