Kim Kardashian robbed at gunpoint: James Corden and Chrissy Teigen fury at trolls joking about reality TV star

Cruel jokes are made about reality TV star after she was allegedly tied up and robbed at Paris residence 

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James Corden has rushed to the defence of Kim Kardashian West over cruel tweets after the reality TV star was allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Kardashian West, 35, was allegedly tied up and locked in a bathroom of a luxury residence in Paris. Police said masked men dressed as policemen made off with valuables worth six million euros in a jewellery box and a ring worth four million euros. 

But the reaction to reports have been mixed and some have questioned why, when robberies occur on a daily basis, one affecting the 35-year-old garners so much attention. 

Others mocked details of the incident being released through her publicist and police and some even jokingly suggested she should have been hurt in vitriolic posts. One wrote: “Man will be charged with not pulling the trigger and saving humanity from mediocrity.”

The Late Late Show host Corden told trolls to “be nice or shut up” as responses mounted. 

Chrissy Teigen issued a series of damning tweets about the treatment of high-profile men and women online, claiming the “game plan” is to “naturally hate celebrities”. 

“Some s*** just isn't funny. I see you trying, but it isn't. Fame is interesting. Celebs are supposed to love you guys while also knowing you'd make a meme of our dead bodies to get retweets.” 

The Sports Illustrated model and close friend of Kardashian West also responded to one claim that the world should not care about what happens to her, writing: “because you literally cannot stop talking about it? Where are your tweets about the others?”

She added: "Please do not think that I think celebrities are special snowflakes. I just miss empathy, in general, for everyone." 

Meanwhile, Piers Morgan, more typically seen criticising Kardashian West’s attire or selfies, was accused of hypocrisy for saying he felt “very sorry” for her after the alleged incident. 

Kardashian West and her family in Paris have been placed under police protection.