According to several reports, Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint by five thieves at a private residence in Paris. The reality TV star and wife of Kanye West was handcuffed but not physically harmed as the robbers made off with over $10 Million in jewelry. The couple’s children North and Saint were not present.
Kim Kardashian was in Paris for Fashion Week and was posting on Snapchat to her sister-in-law Blac Chyna and brother Rob before the incident, which occurred at approximately 3 a.m. The thieves escaped on bicycles and are currently at large.
Her husband Kanye was performing at The Meadows in New York city when he was alerted of what happened. He abruptly ended his performance sighting “a family emergency” before leaving the stage.
Representatives for The Meadows festival released the following statement.
“Due to a family emergency, Kanye West was forced to end his performance towards the end of his set. We appreciate the great show he put on for fans to close out the inaugural Meadows Festival. Our thoughts are with West and his family.”
Kardashian West has now has left France after speaking with police, the spokesperson for the Interior Ministry told CNN.