Tuesday 17 October 2017

James Corden slams people for trolling Kim Kardashian after being robbed at gunpoint in Paris

(L to R) Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian attend the Balmain aftershow party as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on September 29, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
(L to R) Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian attend the Balmain aftershow party as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on September 29, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
TV Personality Kim Kardashian and Actor James Corden greet onstage at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Kim Kardashian attends the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Kim Kardashian attends the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Kim Kardashian West attends Buro 24/7 Fashion Forward Initiative as part of Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2016 at Hotel Ritz on September 30, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Buro 24/7)
Kim Kardashian attends the Siran Presentation At Hotel Plaza Athenee as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images for Siran)
James Corden, left, and Julia Carey arrive at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Talk show host James Corden has told people mocking Kim Kardashian after she was held at gunpoint to "be nice or shut up".

The 35-year-old reality star was confronted by two men dressed as police officers in her hotel room in Paris, France, at some time between 3 and 4am Central European Time (CET) on Monday.

"Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers," a spokesperson for the star said in a statement. "She is badly shaken but physically unharmed."

A police source later told news outlet Reuters that "millions of dollars worth of jewellery" had been stolen from Kim in the incident, adding that while initial reports suggested it was just two men, later claims indicate there may have been five gunmen involved.

TV Personality Kim Kardashian and Actor James Corden greet onstage at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
TV Personality Kim Kardashian and Actor James Corden greet onstage at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Following news of the robbery, many Twitter users took to their social media accounts to reflect on the incident, with cruel comments including one which read: "Did she get shot? No? Too bad."

But The Late Late Show host James was quick to jump to the defence of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians beauty, writing on his own Twitter page: "People making jokes about @KimKardashian tonight would do well to remember that she's a mother, a daughter, a wife, a friend. Be nice or shut up."

The 38-year-old wasn't the only famous face to back Kim after the shocking situation.

Model-turned-author Chrissy Teigen, who is a close friend of Kim's, also slammed those trolling her pal, tweeting: "Fame is interesting. Celebs are supposed to love you guys while also knowing you'd make a meme of our dead bodies to get retweets."

James Corden speaks onstage during the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
James Corden speaks onstage during the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Kim's husband Kanye West had earlier sparked concern when he abruptly ended his set at the inaugural Meadows Festival in New York on Sunday night just an hour in, telling the crowd he had to leave immediately.

In the middle of performing his song Heartless, West told the audience, "I'm sorry. Family emergency. I have to stop the show."

Kim is in Paris alongside her sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner, and mother Kris Jenner. Kourtney and Kendall are staying at The Peninsula Hotel in Paris. Kim's children, three-year-old North and nine-month-old Saint, are not believed to have been involved in the incident, according to People.

Kim Kardashian attends the Siran Presentation At Hotel Plaza Athenee as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images for Siran)
Kim Kardashian attends the Siran Presentation At Hotel Plaza Athenee as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images for Siran)

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