If you've been on any social media in the past week, you know about the latest development in Kardashian news. No, it's not nude Insta pics from Kim, nor is it more family drama between Khloe and Kylie. This time, it was something much scarier: a robbery! Poor Kim was taking a nap in her Paris apartment when masked attackers burst in, tied her up, and stole over $10 million worth of her jewelry- including her 4 million dollar engagement ring.
Kim has been conspicuously absent from social media since the robbery. She's clearly suffering through post-traumatic stress: she used to dress up in meticulous designer outfits and strut the sidewalks for the paparazzi - but in the past weeks, she has only ventured outside wearing baggy sweatpants, sunglasses and hats to disguise her face, and has tried to hide from the media.
Some people are taking the opportunity to laugh at her misfortune, taking to Twitter and Insta to post horrible things at her, like "@KimKardashian should have gone the whole hog and finished her off aswell." -@alexmorley1 and "@KimKardashian Glad you were robbed...You deserved it. What a slutty c*nt." -@daniel_malice. No wonder she's trying to avoid the spotlight! These pathetic people are celebrating her misfortune, calling her slurs, and wishing her death - just for being an annoying celebrity! It's obvious that @alexmorely1 and @daniel_malice have a problem with women. Her sex life has nothing to do with her robbery, and calling her slutty just reveals this troll's own insecurities.
Although I'm not a fan of the Kardashian clan, I don't wish Kim harm. The robbery isn't funny. The Kardashians are annoying, sure, but they don't deserve to be terrorized. Nobody does. Besides that, it's pathetic to tweet at celebrities (who will never read your tweets), and it's terrible to spend your own time and mental energy on hatred. These malicious haters need to go outside and live their own lives, instead of hiding behind the internet and obsessing over their enemies.
The worst part about the robbery was not the malicious Twitter trolls' comments, but the awful comments from Karl Lagerfeld - who is supposedly Kim's friend! The respected fashion designer weighed in on the robbery, announcing " If you are that famous and you put all your jewelry on the Net, you go to hotels where nobody can come near your room. You cannot display your wealth and then be surprised that some people want to share it with you.” What a callous *sshole!
Karl is "victim-blaming" - which we often hear about in cases of sexual assault. Everywhere we turn, we hear people blaming women for being attacked: for what they were wearing, where they were walking, or what they were drinking. It's incredibly important to push back against those people! It is NEVER your fault for being victimized by others. I'll repeat that for those of you in the back: IT IS NEVER YOUR FAULT IF YOU ARE ATTACKED. If Karl is Kim's friend, why does he say "you cannot display your wealth"? Why not "you cannot break into someone's house and hold them at gunpoint"? Why is he blaming Kim for her attack, and not even mentioning the attackers?
Hypocritically, Karl has an Instagram himself, and regularly posts pictures of himself wearing clothing and accessories worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Yet he's ultra-quick to pick on Kim for doing THE EXACT SAME THING. If he ever gets robbed, is he going to say it's his own fault? Doubtful.
It must be even more upsetting for Kim, after a life-threatening experience, to have Karl, someone she thought was a friend, turn catty and stab her in the back. She can't be too surprised though, because Karl has a history of saying terrible things. Remember when he called Adele fat, and called Pippa Middleton ugly? For some reason, Karl feels compelled to blab on about women's appearance, as if he has the right. Here's hoping that Kim keeps her head up, and returns to her usual self soon!
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