by Alisha Jackson
Kim Kardashian West can handle being called fake. She’s been dealing internet trolls for years. But when the reality television star was accused of faking the most traumatic experience of her life, Kiki wasn’t going to let it go.
Kim filed a federal lawsuit against the website Media Take Out after it published three stories suggesting that she had staged the armed robbery in Paris last week. In addition to accusing Kim of pulling a publicity stunt (like she needs publicity?), the media outlet also suggested that the multi-millionaire filed a false insurance claim for her missing jewelry.
The website claimed that “French authorities” suspected Kim of falsifying the robbery, yet didn’t list any credible sources in their articles. After refusing to take down the stories down and apologize like Kim had initially demanded (should have done it), she decided to take Media Take Out and Fred Mwangaguhunga to court.
“After having been the victim of a horrific and traumatic armed robbery in France, Kim Kardashian returned to the United States only to again be victimized, but this time by an online gossip tabloid that published a series of articles in early October 2016 referring to her a liar and thief (the “Articles”),” Kardashian West’s case document begins. To see the full file, click here.