Reality TV celebrity Kim Kardashian West was robbed of millions of dollars worth of jewellery in her Paris hotel by armed men dressed up as police, Reuters reports.
A spokeswoman for Kardashian West, 35, told CNN she was “badly shaken but physically unharmed”.
“Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers,” the spokesperson said.
Reuters quotes a police source as saying the incident, involving five armed men, happened at 3am on Sunday, local time. Nobody was hurt.
Her husband, musician Kanye West, abruptly ended his performance at a music festival in New York around that time, citing a family emergency. New York is six hours behind Paris.
Statement from Team Meadows: pic.twitter.com/rSymMWNrWp
— The Meadows NYC (@themeadowsnyc) October 3, 2016
Kardashian West has been in Paris for fashion week, with her mother, Kris Jenner, and sisters, Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner, who has been modelling there.
A normally prolific tweeter, Kardashian West posted about going to the Givenchy and Balenciaga shows on Sunday, but has not used social media since the incident occurred.
Balenciaga. No make up today. pic.twitter.com/l2WknhHoiy
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) October 2, 2016
Earlier in the week, her bodyguard, Pascal Duvier, intervened when a celebrity prankster, Vitalii Sediuk, tried to kiss Kardashian West’s backside.
The reality TV star subsequently gave Duvier a shout out to her 48 million followers.
My security @PascalDuvier is a G
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) September 28, 2016
He subsequently got in on the act.
And I was always wondering why so may people take pictures of me ??? https://t.co/bNP2IyQ8IX
— Pascal (@PascalDuvier) October 2, 2016