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Reality star Kim Kardashian is beefing up her security team after she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris — even adding former members of the US Secret Service to her team and declaring that she will be traveling in an armored car from now on. Sources close to say Kim will only travel if accompanied by at least two armed bodyguards at all times, according to TMZ.
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 35, is sparing no expense after five men tied her up, gagged her and locked her in the bathroom at her luxe hotel, making off with almost £9million worth of valuables.
Following the heist, the mom of two staged meetings with former Israeli army officers, CIA agents and Secret Service members, while her rapper hubby Kanye West met with the owners of two top security firms.
Kim’s momager Kris Jenner has also been heavily involved in the meetings, and plans to hire extra bodyguards for her other daughters, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner.
Kim’s regular bodyguard, Pascal Duvier, who was with Kourtney and Kendall at a Parisian nightclub when the robbery took place, still remains on the reality star’s staff. The German-born security guard accompanied Kanye to a gig in Chicago this weekend. Insiders tell RCV that Kim and Kanye don’t blame Pascal for the robbery.
Following the horrifying incident Pascal issued a statement saying he was seeking out the perpetrators himself. He wrote: “The events that occurred 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.”
Kim Kardashian is the world’s highest paid reality television star and was held up at gunpoint in when she was left unprotected in her £25,000-a-week apartment in the Hôtel Particulier Pourtales.
The robbers made off with her 20-carat Lorraine Schwartz engagement ring worth £3.5million and a case of jewelry with a value of £5.24million.
Kim’s hands and feet were bound with cable ties during the robbery and she is believed to have been dumped in her marble bath tub during the terrifying heist. After the raid, the five men were seen escaping on ‘velibs’ – hire bicycles which can be rented all over Paris.