Kim Kardashian opens up about terrifying Paris robbery for the first time

“That’s when I saw the gun clear, like clear as day.”

By Candice Mehta-Culjak
Kim Kardashian, Paris Robbery

In a preview of next Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian opens up for the very first time about the frightening experience of being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last October.

Speaking with her sisters, Kourtney and Khloé, the 36-year-old reality star tearfully recounts the moment when an unknown number of masked men stormed her apartment at the exclusive private “hotel-residence,” No Address Hotel.

“They ask for money. I said I don’t have any money,” the mother-of-two said in the clip posted by E! News “They dragged me out on to the hallway on top of the stairs. That’s when I saw the gun clear, like clear as day. I was kind of looking at the gun, looking down back at the stairs.”

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“I was like, I have a split second in my mind to make this quick decision,” Kim explains, as her eyes begin to well up with tears.

“Am I gonna run down the stairs and like, either be shot in the back — it makes me so upset to think about it — but, either they’re gonna shoot me in the back, or if I make it and they don’t, if the elevator does not open in time, or the stairs are locked, then like I’m f*cked. There’s no way out.”

Several months after the reality TV star was bound, gagged and robbed of $11 million worth of jewellery at gunpoint, French police confirmed that a total of 10 suspects are facing criminal charges in the case - among those, Aomar Ait Khedache.

The implicated veteran robber, who has been dubbed “The Old Man” by French police, revealed that Kim’s no holded bars approach to social media facilitated the terrifying events of the October 3 robbery.

French newspaper Le Monde published excerpts of the 60-year-old’s police testimony, which were collected during several interrogations conducted over a 96-hour period.

“The jewels were shown on the Internet, and [she said] that she didn’t wear fakes . . . the time she would arrive in France, you just had to look at the Internet and you knew everything, absolutely everything,” he said in the police report obtained by Le Monde.

Kim shared this image of her 20-carat diamond ring less than a week before the robbery.
Kim shared this image of her 20-carat diamond ring less than a week before the robbery.

It has also been reported that Khedache found the robbery “irresistible” after having seen Kim prominently display her impressive jewellery collection on social media.

However, he did add that “very precise information” from “someone who was very close to her” bolstered their social media perusal.

In a chillingly admission, Khedache also revealed that the infamous group had plans to rob Kim on one of her earlier trips to Paris but called off the affair as she was never seen to be alone.

  • Author: Candice Mehta-Culjak

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