After having a gun held to her head while thieves stole millions in jewelry, Kim Kardashian is thinking twice about flaunting her wealth online again. The traumatic experience has Kim realizing there’s more than life than ‘material things’ and she’s going to keep her riches to herself!
Following her violent robbery in Paris, Kim, 35, is changing her ways, sources close to the queen of social media tell TMZ. She reportedly agrees with the critics who say “she put a target on her back” by showing off her riches on Snapchat, Instagram and other online accounts. After all, Kim was posing with her $4 million dollar diamond ring online before the gunmen broke in to steal it.
Kim is privately saying that “material things mean nothing,” the sources tell TMZ, adding that Kim is also realizing “it’s not all about the money. It’s not worth it.” While she’s trying to recover from this terrifying experience, she’s also taking a month off work. When she returns to social media, she’ll do it in a big way — but she won’t be displaying her personal wealth to all her fans anymore. She’s even reportedly cutting back on promoting her fashion line.
It seems Kim heard Steve Stanulis’s words loud and clear. The former bodyguard for Kim and Kanye West, 39, said that this robbery in Paris was not that surprising. “It…had to with the way Kim flaunts her riches and diamonds,” he said after he heard his former client was bound, gagged and left handcuffed in her Paris apartment’s bathroom. Steve even said that had Kim and Kanye could have avoided this if they invested more in security!
Well, along with Kim changing her social media habits, she’s also changing her security detail. Kim beefed up her security after this robbery (who can blame her?) with 30 guards protecting her when she returned to New York City. It’s quite possible that Kim now values safety over bling, as some estimate Kim’s new security detail could cost more than $100,000 dollars a day!
What do you think about Kim no longer flaunting her wealth on social media, HollywoodLifers? Do you agree with critics that say she “put a target” on herself?