Kim Kardashian ‘blames herself’ for robbery, thieves allegedly caught on shop’s CCTV

Kim Kardashian arrives to her Manhattan apartment after being robbed in her Paris, France hotel room on October 3, 2016 in New York City. James Devaney/GC Images

Kim Kardashian is allegedly “blaming herself” for being robbed in Paris earlier this week.

Around 3 a.m. Paris time on Monday, five men forced their way into Kardashian’s apartment, where she was reportedly staying alone.

The 35-year-old’s feet and hands were bound with tape before she was locked in the bathroom while the men stole a box containing $6.7 million worth of jewels and a ring worth $4 million, police sources told La Parisien.

Now, according to People, the mother of two is said to be pointing the finger at herself stating the reason she was robbed is because she flaunted her jewels – especially the ring – on social media. (The 20-carat diamond came from husband Kanye West, who surprised her with the ring after signing a deal with Adidas.)

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“Kim’s in shock and blaming herself. She’s tearing herself up that she Snapchatted the ring so much and wore it all the time. This incident is making her question everything. How she dresses, what she does,” a source close to the Kardashian family told the publication.

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Interestingly, the star isn’t the only one who believes she’s at fault for the robbery.

When reporters asked Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld what he thought about the whole situation, his words were unsympathetic.

“It’s a very bad thing for Paris,” he said. “But I don’t understand why she was in a hotel with no security.” He continued, “If you are that famous and you put all your jewelry on [social media], you go to hotels where nobody can come near to the room.”
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Karl Lagerfeld, Courtney Love react to Kim Kardashian jewelry heist – Oct 4, 2016

According to reports, The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star doesn’t want West to replace the stolen ring or jewelry.

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“Kanye wants to buy her the ring again but she just says she doesn’t want to think about it. He says he wants everything to go back to normal and for the incident to not affect their lives,” according to People.

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While it was initially thought the incident wasn’t caught on security camera, The Sun revealed Wednesday that French police have now seized footage from a nail salon that’s on the same street as Kardashian’s apartment.

A camera on the shop’s mezzanine-level was reportedly facing a large mirror which reflected an image of the gang as they made their escape.

The footage allegedly shows them sliding past a sleeping guard as they exited the building; the crew apparently left on push bikes.

While police continue their search for suspects, TMZ is reporting Kardashian’s concierge has become a critical witness in the case. The gentleman was handcuffed then forced to unlock the door to the star’s apartment on the morning of the robbery.

The publication notes the concierge was in the room for the entire incident. Kardashian even asked him, “Are we gonna die?” and he calmly responded, “I don’t know.”

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Since returning to the U.S., it’s believed that the West family is reassessing their security detail, especially because they fear for the safety of their two children.

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Kardashian’s personal bodyguard, Pascal Duvier, has also vowed to find those responsible for the situation.

“The event in Paris was one of the most sickening things I have seen or heard. We have tips and leads and we will find you — that I promise you. You messed with the wrong one,” Duvier said.

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