Kanye West halts performance after Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint in Paris
The audience was told that Kanye West’s set was cut short due to a “family emergency.”
Kanye West cut his headline performance short at the Meadows Music and Arts Festival in New York City due to a “family emergency.”
He told his audience, “I’m sorry there’s a family emergency, I have to stop the show,” before exiting the stage according to Pitchfork.
Kanye West’s wife, Kim Kardashian West, was bound, gagged and robbed at gunpoint by two men in masks dressed as police officers in her hotel while attending Paris Fashion Week.
E! News reports that five men threatened a concierge employee with a weapon to access Kim’s private apartment. Two of the five men gained entry; Kardashian West was bound at her hands and feet, gagged and held at gunpoint.
The robbers made off with a jewelry box worth up to an estimated $5.6 million dollars and on of Kardashian West’s rings worth up to $4.49 million dollars.
Both North and Saint West were not present when the burglary occurred and Kardashian West was physically unharmed, but “really shaken up.”