E! Halts Production on ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Following Paris Robbery

Kim Kardashian
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Following Kim Kardashian West’s robbery at gunpoint in Paris, production on “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” has been shut down, Variety has learned.

“Kim’s well-being is our core focus right now. No decision has been made as to when production will resume,” a spokesperson for E! tells Variety.

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” returns on Oct. 23 with the back half of Season 12 — as of now, that premiere date will not be moved, in light of production temporarily stopping. No word on which season was currently filming, but the E! juggernaut has been renewed for Season 13, as the famous family inked a three-year extension deal with the network in early 2015, taking “KUWTK” to 2018.

When asked if cameras were rolling in Paris around the time of the robbery, E! declined to comment.


Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian Robbery Spurred by Her Social Media Posts, Police Say

The production hiatus comes after Kardashian West was held at gunpoint by masked men in her Paris hotel, on Monday around 3 a.m. The reality star was bound at her hands and feet and locked in a bathroom, while the robbers stole more than $10 million of jewelry and other valuables, including cell phones. Her husband, Kanye West, was alerted of the emergency during his concert, and he abruptly left the stage to tend to his wife and family. The couple is now heading back to their home in L.A., and has kept a low profile since the scary incident.

“Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers. She is badly shaken but physically unharmed,” Kardashian West’s rep told Variety the day of the heist.

Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian and their mother, Kris Jenner, were in Paris for Fashion Week. She was at the Balenciaga show the day of the robbery (pictured).

Kardashian West has remained silent on social media, since the robbery. On Wednesday, her sister Kourtney Kardashian posted a passage from her daily prayer book on Twitter seemingly in relation to the robbery, and on Tuesday, Caitlyn Jenner wrote on Instagram, “Love my girl! After hearing the full story, I’m so thankful she’s okay.”

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  1. chriskardashians says:

    chriskardashians us you email me photo alum red fire black pink blue gold
    us your All ET win gold Hollywood good kids Khlo see you house tomorrow
    mall out

  2. Janet says:

    how dare she, she tied up law enforcement, had people scared and it was all for her show. She blamed her husband said it was his idea, as we all know with all your naked pictures your an adult, JUST SAY NO!!!!!!! please go away now your family has well exceeded the 15 minutes of fame……

  3. Scott Gordon says:

    look what they did to bruce jenner…

  4. Sarge says:

    Oh no ,Where are we going to get insight on how the world should be without ChipmunkCheeks Kanye’s pearls of wisdom, or BuffaloButt Kim’s brilliant assesment on….. sorry what does Kim actually do???

  5. KimandMakeup says:

    :( fave show ever I hope it comes back!!

  6. Garabed Kirkorian Yerevan says:

    I suggest a new show “Keeping the Kardashian jewels” featuring the thieves.

  7. IT--II--IT says:

    The ENEMA that never ends

    and 100% INTEL RUN — – in this, the 11th HOUR of RED CHINA handover TREASON.

  8. over it says:

    Kim has made a fortune off manipulating the media for photo ops after every plastic surgery and brazilian butt lift and then lying about it. Her family are in the same fake boat. If the robbery was real, it’s understandable why the public don’t believe her since her whole existence is one big fabrication. We need some timeout from being bombarded by the Kardashian media circus every day and every second.

  9. Tammy says:

    Good because she and her disgusting family made a living by publicizing their private lives and dressing like hookers when neither any of them are talented. They represent greed and narcissism not to mention hat they’re bad role models for young girls, that stupid show of theirs needs to get cancelled ASAP.

  10. bill1942 says:

    Does anyone ever really watch that crap or care what the bimbos are up to?

  11. NikkiStone says:

    There is a special place in hell for Kim & the Kardashians.

  12. MaryP says:

    Oh the horror, what will the 7 people who watch the show do?
    So Kim is in Paris, trying to raise money, on a date with rich old perverts who pay her and the date went wrong and they stole from her? Yes, she was robbed but now she knows how anyone who has ever watched their show and lived feels.

  13. Mike Hunt says:

    Thank you God !

  14. Anthony says:

    Insurance Fraud to be Sure

  15. Larry says:

    Hopefully they will cancel it permanently. Big crap next to Honey Boo Boo

  16. Scott says:

    With any luck at all this whole family will be frightened into seclusion for the rest of our lives.

  17. John Myers says:

    Too bad this didn’t happen 5+ years ago. These idiots are beyond over-rated and hardly celebs. Glad to bid adieu!!

  18. James Benoit says:

    Absolutely a publicity stunt – conveniently in Paris – where real life bumbling Inspector Clouseau’s of “Paris P.D.” will never solve anything. Ha.

  19. Con hey west says:

    Hopefully it comes to a permanent stop!publicity stunt if I’ve ever seen one.

  20. M says:

    I think I saw an article about three weeks ago about Mr Est being in financial trouble and not paying bills etc. so now Mrs West has a robbery of 10 million dollars in jewelry. Hmmmmm.. hope the police investigate this episode well.

  21. JustMe says:

    Got away with $10M worth of stuff “including cell phones”? Really. Sounds like a bunch of nonsense to me. Nothing these clowns do is worth reporting on.

  22. Tobey says:

    You mean this is all you have to do to make the madness of filming this tripe stop? Just one little ol’ robbery?

  23. jerry weintraub jr says:

    “The Secret To Success In Show Business Is Sincerity . . Once You’ve Learned How To Fake That You’ve Got It Made” . . What can you say about someone who’s MOTHER pimped her out with an anal porn video? Parisian robbery is ONE way to top it huh?

  24. AddisonDeWitt says:

    Don’t worry folks. These “victims” will rise from the ashes and there be a Very Special Episode of Keeping Up With the Kraptrashians. Hey, there may be a part 1, part 2, part 3 and more.

  25. The only reason I clicked on the story was because I was excited to not see these these people on tv anymore but I see it’s again for PR. We still haven’t seen any robbers and it’s doubtful she was robbed. Maybe they can do a show out of their prison cells like that horrible show on MSNBC Lockup once they’re arrested if they filed a false insurance claim. Gosh I despise these people.

  26. Damon Tammas says:

    Pull the Plug!!!! They are sooooo OVER!!

  27. I would not be surprised if this is a behind the scenes way for E to cancel the show since it has tanked in ratings while allowing Kris and Kompany to save face. “We weren’t cancelled for low ratings! Kim is a victim and a hero. We are voluntarily stepping out of the limelight!” Not buying it.

    It is clear to anyone who watches pop culture that Kendall and Kylie have eclipsed their sisters in terms of what is hot and trending and they have no interest in the show. Kourtney can take it or leave it and should spend her time fixing her beautiful family. Khloe and Rob need therapy for having 2 narcissistic female role models- Kim and their mother. That’s double damage.

    No one is interested in what Kim is not wearing or what little fabric she is spilling out of. She tips off paparazzi every time she wipes her butt and they pay them well to show up. I’d far prefer to see her act like a good and responsible mother putting her kids before her massive narcissistic ego. I don’t know if the robbery was real, or an inside job but my gut tells me that Kim and Kanye live way beyond their means and all the flaunting of wealth is an illusion.

  28. O.J. Simpson says:


  29. dustyrhodesax2 says:

    Halt production. That means I’m going to miss the opportunity to not watch what ever it is she’s doing.

  30. JP says:

    BS! None of these people buy real jewelry! All on loan or fake, like her tits & ass.

    She has LUMPS, not curves!

  31. SPIKE says:

    Care for a nice, hot, steaming cup of schadenfreude, anyone? Too bad, Miss Nonentity, now you have to fill out all those pesky insurance claim forms and go searching for your records (no doubt, as voluminous as they are meaningless) for photos of the jewels in question.

    And, to make matters worse, your inanity is no longer being celebrated on your show. Maybe Paris Hilton, another pillar of Western culture, will step in for you. Ooops, sorry. I forgot: she has a nail appointment.

  32. Tony Montana says:

    Only Barack Obama spends more money to get propped up than this vapid tramp. Obama spends ours, she spends morons $$ who buy her garbage

  33. Luka says:

    I hope this doesn’t negatively impact Kanye’s 2020 Presidential run.

  34. Jo says:

    This is great news.

  35. Wynn Wiz says:

    They shut down production because nobody watches that abomination of show?

  36. Mike Freeman says:

    Since when do bathrooms lock from the outside?

  37. 1favored says:

    I have never seen it…won’t see…and stopped watching E! because of it!!! I wouldn’t be surprised if whatever happened was a publicity stunt. Luxury place and no footage of the perp anywhere? Just doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. We have seen ‘glamor shots’ of KK in every story. Why is she the lead story? She and hers have the best PR team in the business…maybe in the world!!!

    • O.J. Simpson says:

      I think you are right on this – one of the “geniuses” doesn’t want to do the atrocity of show anymore and they had to figure an excuse to get out of it. Works for me anything to curtail the flow out of the sewer pipe ! ! !

  38. Phil Goldman says:

    It would be an answer to prayer to see that show end.
    I’m truly perplexed as to who actually watches it.
    They are a talentless bunch and I guarantee, once the series ends, they will drop off the public radar more and more by the day.

  39. Jay says:

    This is Kim’s slow which not many people know I think Kim should look at this tragedy as a gift It gives her an out from carrying her entire family for all these years Ask yourself where would the Jenner girls be without Kim’s show They most likely would be with their other Jenner siblings in oblivion Kourtney&Khloe have lived on easy street all these years off their sister Kim Hope Kim stops worrying about her greedy fan and starts a new chapter with her husband as her true partner

  40. Anonymouse says:

    I really want this to be true. Please E! stop littering the world with this trash TV once and for all.

  41. Dunstan says:

    Please. Make the stoppage permanent.

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