• Vallicia Clark & Mya Gurley

Kim Kardashian Robbed at Gunpoint


The day of Monday, October 3, 2016, was like any other day. According to CNN, Kanye West was performing a concert in New York when he had to stop midshow for a “family emergency.” That emergency involved his wife, Kim Kardashian West, who had been robbed at gunpoint by five men in Paris at her private hotel around 3:00 a.m. local time. CNN reported that her body guard was not on duty at the time of the robbery.

It is reported that the robbers took an estimated $10 million worth of jewelry. Officials say the robbers were disguised as police officers. Officials also say that Kim was badly shaken but wasn’t touched.

The robbers threatened the caretaker of the apartment, handcuffed him, and forced him to open the apartment. 2 of the 5 robbers were able to get into west’s apartment where they held a gun to her head. Another source told CNN that Kim pleaded for her for her life as the robbers threatened her with the gun; she was then forced into a bath tub and tape was placed over her mouth.

Kanye and Kim’s two children were in New York with their dad at the time of the robbery. It’s also reported that the robbers took two cell phones and Kim’s $4.5 million diamond ring.

Sources indicate Kim is finally reunited with her husband and her children, North West and Saint West.

Research for this article was taken from cnn.com