Kim Kardashian gave her first TV interview since her October 2016 robbery (opens in new tab), and it was highly emotional. The reality star spoke to Ellen about the robbery itself, but most interestingly talked about how it had changed her stance on materialism.
Kim explained that the men who robbed her had been following her for two years, in part because of her materialism on social media.
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Kim also spoke about the robbery itself, saying: "I knew that was it for me. Hundred percent. I said a prayer, I'm like, 'I know I'm going to heaven. I hope my kids are okay, my husband.' I don't want to cry, you're making me cry. But it does happen really fast. It was a good seven or eight minutes of torture, but when I look back and I analyze it, I'm like, 'okay, they weren't really aggressive.' It could have been way worse."
Kim's been noticeably more low-key since her robbery, opting to wear simple gold necklaces during most of her public appearances. She's also pared down her presence on social—though she's back at it with celebrating her body, and more power to her.
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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.
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