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Kim Kardashian’s former bodyguard sued for $6M by insurance company

Thursday - 04/10/2018 17:43
ALMOST two years after Kim Kardashian was robbed and held at gunpoint, her “negligent and reckless” former bodyguard is being sued for a staggering amount.
Kim sues bodyguard for a whopping sum. Picture: GettySource:Getty Images
Kim sues bodyguard for a whopping sum. Picture: GettySource:Getty Images

IT’S been two years since Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, and her former security guard Pascal Duvier is now being sued.

Duvier, who left Kardashian alone in her apartment to guard her sisters at a nightclub the night of the robbery, and ProtectSecurity (the company he worked for), are the targets of a $US 6.1 million ($AUD 8.5) lawsuit by insurance company AIG, reports TMZ.

Kim recounts the ordeal to sister Khloe. Picture: Supplied
Kim recounts the ordeal to sister Khloe. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

The $6.1 million is the amount AIG paid to Kardashian for the stolen jewels – including a massive diamond ring.

The suit places much of the blame for the robbery on Duvier, sighting security breaches at the hotel that he failed to correct.

Kim Kardashian bodyguard Pascal Duvier. Picture: Twitter
Kim Kardashian bodyguard Pascal Duvier. Picture: TwitterSource:Supplied
 
The hotel where Kim was held at gunpoint. Picture: AFP
The hotel where Kim was held at gunpoint. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

AIG also claims Duvier failed to point out several problems including an insecure front gate of the hotel and a malfunctioning intercom system.

On the night of the robbery, gunmen posing as cops gagged and tied up the star. he was left in her bathtub as they ran off with her jewellery

Kim Kardashian tweets about her bodyguard Pascal Duvier. Picture: Supplied
Kim Kardashian tweets about her bodyguard Pascal Duvier. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

At least 17 people have been arrested in connection to the jewellery heist.

Shortly after the robbery, Duvier was sacked by the Kardashian family.

“He was let go because they are bringing on an entirely new team,” an insider told Page Six.

This article was originally published in theNew York Post and has been reproduced here with permission.

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