A spokesperson for Kim Kardashian West said: “Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers. She is badly shaken but physically unharmed.”
Writing on J. Cole’s Twitter account, the hacker called the robbery a “publicity stunt”, stating: “Kim Kardashian really pullin a publicity stunt smh she pretending she got robbed.”
Dreamville President Ibrahim “IB” Hamad later confirmed that Cole’s Twitter was hacked. James Corden has since condemned those making jokes about Kim Kardashian West’s robbery, telling people to ‘be nice or shut up’.
A police spokesperson revealed that Kardashian was robbed of a jewellery box worth up to €6 million and a ring valued at €4 million. Neither Kardashian or West have responded to the reports publicly.
Kanye West cut his New York show short on Sunday night (October 2) after he learnt of Kim Kardashian West’s ordeal.
Rapper West was performing at the Meadows Festival in New York City, departing the stage during a rendition of his song ‘Heartless’, citing to the crowd a “family emergency”. He has since postponed his forthcoming tour dates.