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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West part ways with bodyguard Pascal Duvier

The star couple have let go of their long-time bodyguard following Kim’s terrifying armed robbery ordeal in Paris.
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is changing up her security team after her harrowing Paris incident.

According to multiple reports, the reality star has let go of long-time bodyguard Pascal Duvier, who had been working with her since 2013 and Kanye since 2012.

“Pascal, along with a couple other security members of their team, were recently let go by Kim and Kanye,” a source close to the couple told Entertainment Tonight.

“It’s a pretty tough situation overall and they love Pascal, but they couldn’t take any more chances.”

Pascal had been working with Kim since 2013.

Pascal was with Kim in France last month, when the Kardashian-Jenner family were in town to attend Paris Fashion Week.

At the time of the terrifying robbery, however, he was with her older sister Kourtney Kardashian, who had joined younger sister Kendall Jenner on a night out.

The concierge at the luxury hotel where Kim was staying later told media that “there was no real security at all” at the property.

According to the concierge, who was identified only as Abdulrahman, the hotel hadn’t had working security cameras on the premises for at least six years, and the security code for the front door had not been changed since 2010.

Pascal was not with Kim at the time of the robbery.

The concierge at the luxury hotel where Kim was staying later claimed security measures at the property were lax.

Abdulrahman, who was also held at gunpoint and forced to lead the way to Kim’s door by the robbers, also told ET that he didn’t blame Pascal for what happened.

“They have guns, you can’t move. He can’t do anything. He can’t,” he said, adding that the bodyguard would have been outnumbered by the five men.

Since the robbery, Kim has been keeping a low profile and has also scaled back her presence on social media.

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However, the mum-of-two reportedly made an appearance at younger sister Kendall’s 21st birthday bash on Wednesday night, where she was said to have been in “great spirits”.

“Kim was there in a sweater, in a great mood, and gushing to everyone about how amazing Kanye West’s show is and how she loves going to his concerts,” a source told Us Weekly.

The source added that Kim was “very social” and “smiling with everyone”.

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