More details surrounding Kim Kardashians scary encounter in Paris emerge
4 October 2016 Entertainment News
Fourth Estate Staff
New York City, NY, United States (4E) – New details have now emerged regarding the robbery involving Kim Kardashian after she was held at gunpoint in her hotel room and the perpetrators flee with some of her jewelries amounting to millions of dollars.
The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star was reportedly attacked by two masked men disguised as police officers. An insider said that Kardashian was gagged and bound at her hands and feet. She was also handcuffed at some point. The robbers then wrapper her mouth in tape and put her in the bathtub of the bathroom of her hotel room.
According to reports, a close friend of Kardashian who also works as her stylist, Simone Harouche , was inside the area at the time of the robbery. She then locked herself in a bathroom. Harouche helped Kardashian escape after the perpetrators left as she called Kardashian’s sister, Kourtney , and the bodyguard Pascal Duvier .
The insider shared, "Simone texted [Kim's bodyguard] Pascal Duvier and Kourtney Kardashian . She couldn't dial 911 from her phone." Kardashian reportedly ran to Harouche with duct tape on her legs and the reality star told her stylist to jump off the balcony. They were then rescued by security.
Laurent Riquart , a spokesman for the investigative unit of the Paris police, said that there were a total of five men who went inside the hotel but only two attacked Kardashian . Aside from jewelry, phones and a wallet with credit cards were taken. Three of the men reportedly left on foot while the two others rode their bikes.
Police officials arrived to get a statement from Kardashian before she left for New York. Accordingly, her husband, Kanye West, her mother, Kris Jenner , and her best friend, Jonathan Cheban , were all seen at the New York City apartment of the mother-of-two.
Comedian James Corden took to Twitter to support Kardashian . He said, "People making jokes about @KimKardashian tonight would do well to remember that she's a mother, a daughter, a wife, a friend. Be nice or shut up."
E! also released a statement saying that they are thankful Kardashian is safe noting that the crew was not filming for “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” at the time of the robbery.
French police officials and the Mayor of Paris promised to get to the bottom of the crime and have reassured both citizens and foreigners that the French capital is safe.