Kim Kardashian Robbery NOT “Staged,” Despite Report
MediaTakeOut is blaring in a headline, “MTO Shock Exclusive: New Evidence Suggests… Kim Kardashian And Her Mother ‘STAGED’ The Robbery… Just Like RYAN LOCHTE!! (Here Are The FACTS) #KimRobbery.” But the outlet has NO exclusive information. Instead, it has published theories that the site wrongly claims are proof Kardashian “faked” the whole thing.
“A lot of the ‘evidence’ that is being provided by the Kardashian camp and by the French authorities is just not making sense. An according [sic] to people on social media, who are digesting the facts that have been disclosed, it is starting to look like Kim may have STAGED THE ENTIRE ROBBERY,” writes the webloid, as if “people on social media” are sources to trust on this situation.
Among the weak points MTO makes is “Kim Kardashain was ‘robbed’ of $11 million in jewelry that was in a jewelry box, not in a locked safe. Who leaves $11M in jewelry out in the open?” But Kardashian was in her own apartment that Kanye West owns at the No Address Hotel, which has private residences. That is the couple’s home. Typically, there isn’t reason to lock up jewelry in your own home.
“Kim not harmed? According to Kim’s publicist, five masked men with GUNS tied her up in her home. They claim that not one of them did ANYTHING inappropriate. Kim is either VERY lucky…,” says the outlet. But it is not uncommon for people to be held up without injury. Many home invasions, such as this one, are about getting valuable goods, not physically harming the victim. And Gossip Cop would argue that binding and gagging Kardashian counts as “inappropriate.”
The site goes on to note, “Kim immediately left the country after the incident. Within three hours after the incident, Kim was on a plane OUT OF FRANCE. You would think that police wanted her to stay, so that they can talk to her about leads.” In actuality, Kardashian was granted permission to leave the country AFTER she met with police and gave her statement. She is not the perpetrator, so there is no reason for her to be held in the country.
MTO also finds it odd that Kardashian’s bodyguard wasn’t with her at the time of the robbery, and calls it “convenient” that her children “were with her in Paris — just in a different home.” First off, again, Kardashian was in her own Paris home. Typically, a security guard would not be needed within her private residence, so instead, he was guarding Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian as they were out partying. Second, daughter North was actually in New York, where father Kanye West was staying. She was not in Paris, contrary to MediaFakeOut’s claim.
Lastly, the webloid suggests that Kardashian may have “staged” the robbery because “ratings of the Kardashian shows are at an ALL TIME LOW.” Yet this would be a pretty disturbing way to purposefully “increase the public’s interest in the family.” Kardashian would face charges for filing a false police report, and the French Interior Ministry would not have confirmed the situation had it been “faked.”
MediaFakeOut ends its piece by saying, “We’re not yet ready to say with 100% certainty that Kim FAKED THE ROBBERY, but it’s really starting to look that way.” No, it’s not. None of these claims actually hold up. West was right when he called “so f*ckin’ full of sh*t” several years ago. Nothing’s changed.