A lot of celebrities have been the victims of robberies. Many famous celebs had their homes broken into while they were out of town, while others had their homes broken into when they were only out for the night. Tons of money make celebrities an ideal target for thieves looking for quick cash.
Reality tv-star Kim Kardashian was robbed in a luxury residence in Paris, when she visited the French capital during fashion week in September 2016. The two thieves, dressed as policemen, handcuffed and locked the 35 year old wife of rapper Kanye West in her bathroom. The thieves allegedly took a four million dollar expensive ring, a casket with jewelry, which has a worth of around five million USD as well as two smartphones. Kim Kardashian’s husband interrupted his concert in New York after receiving the terrifying message. The starlet herself was “very upset, but unharmed”.
Famous UK singer and ex girlfriend of Calvin Harris was robbed in her house in London in late 2015. One or more perpetrators gained access to her house at night and stole many valuable things such as cash and personal items from Rita Ora. During the incident, the singer wasn’t at home.
Formula 1 driver Jenson Button and his wife Jessica Michibata were robbed in summer 2015, when the two were on a vacation in St. Tropez. The perperatos anesthetized the sleeping couple with gas, spread through the air conditioner, and took stuff with a value of around 400.000 USD including Button’s engagement ring. The burglars alleged were in the same room as Button and Michibata, when they were searching for valuable things to take away with them.
It-girl Paris Hilton was robbed several times in her life. One of the wost raids happened in 2011, when a burglar was standing in front of the hotel heiress’s own house in Malibu. Paris Hilton told in an interview with the British newspaper “Sun”: “It was terrifying. It was about 5 o’clock in the morning, when I heard someone knocking on the window. I went down and saw these lunatic out there, with two large kitchen knives in his hands. He looked as if he wanted to kill me. I shouted. I was sure that he’ll kill me when he comes in”.
Famous teen star and US singer Justin Bieber was robbed in 2013 during a concert in Johannesburg, South Africa. The police assumed, that around 60 people were involved in the incident, in which around 100.000 USD got stolen from a safe. The thieves were said to have made their way through thick stadium walls with the help of some staff and ropes.
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