Millions robbed from Kim Kardashian at gunpoint in Paris
Super celeb Kim Kardashian West had a shock of her life. She was held at gunpoint and robbed of jewellery worth several million dollars at a luxury residence in Paris, according to her publicist and police.
The spokesperson for Kardashian West told media, “Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers. She is badly shaken but physically unharmed.”
A police spokesman said the haul from the robbery, which took place at about 3 a.m. local time, was worth several million dollars in jewellery.
Another police official told The Associated Press that five armed men stole a jewelry box containing valuables worth 6 million euros ($6.7 million)
A journalist at France Info reported that the haul included Kardashian West’s wedding ring, estimated at 4 million euros ($4.5 million).
The two gunmen, disguised as police officers, also took two cell phones before fleeing on bikes.
According to the website for radio station RTL, the incident occurred in a luxury residency located at 7 rue Tronchet in the eight arrondissement of Paris, near the famed church of La Madeleine.
The rapper was in the middle of performing “Heartless” when he was pulled to the side of the stage. West apologized to the crowd and exited the stage, “I’m sorry, family emergency. I have to stop the show.”
She also posted a picture of her outfit on instagram