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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Reportedly Fired Favorite Bodyguard After Robbery

Pour one out for Pascal.

Put “The Bodyguard” soundtrack on repeat and gather ‘round, because we’ve got some bad news. 

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have reportedly let go of longtime bodyguard Pascal Duvier, Entertainment Tonight reports.

Kardashian has apparently been reconsidering the entire approach to her security in the weeks since she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris ― even though Duvier was escorting sisters Kourtney and Kendall the night of the incident.

“Pascal, along with a couple other security members of their team, were recently let go by Kim and Kanye,” a source told ET. “It’s a pretty tough situation overall and they love Pascal, but they couldn’t take any more chances.”

This guy is always in my shot!

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Duvier, who has worked for the Kardashians since 2013, has become something of a staple for family, regularly escorting the sisters in and out of appearances and popping up in the background of paparazzi photos. In turn, the family seems to have developed quite an affection for him over the years, showing their love for the bodyguard on social media and beyond. 

Apparently, the decision to fire Duvier did not stem from Kardashian blaming him for incident in Paris, but as part of a complete overhaul of her security system. 

“Pascal was with Kourtney and Kendall at L’Arc Nightclub. Kim felt safe at the apartment by herself,” a source told Us Weekly. “Kim is not blaming Pascal. She felt completely safe at the Paris apartment and doesn’t believe this is his fault in any way.”

Despite these reports, some have pointed fingers at the bodyguard for the lapse in security that resulted in Kardashian’s robbery. In a social media post penned last week, Duvier took Piers Morgan to task for an article he wrote in the Daily Mail calling for his firing. 

Referring to the talk show host as “Ms. Morgan” (not great, Pascal, not great), Duvier wrote, “It is a pleasure and honor to see that you took the time getting experienced in the personal protection field and have made the effort to actually investigate about me from illusional and defamatory articles online.”

Dear Ms. Morgan, Thank you very much for your delightful, amusing, fictional, desperate attention seeking article in #DailyMailOnline. It is a pleasure and honor to see that you took the time getting experienced in the personal protection field and have made the effort to actually investigate about me from illusional and defamatory articles online. Reading the article I'd like to ask you some questions and hopefully I will get your input as a security specialist. How am I suppose to be invisible with my physical appearance of 6'4" (192cm) and 264 LBS (120Kg)? Once you are traveling with one of the most photographed person on this planet (FYI: it's earth) my useless head (your description of me) shows up anyways all over the internet. Clients of mine posting pictures on their social media platform with millions of followers doesn't help the situation of keeping a low profile either. Not having social media doesn't mean that I disappear. Me having social media and being known is easier to communicate with helpful and understandable (about the security needs) fans so they can reach out when they have concerns and in cases like I am now, it is to give a public statement to a person that is seeking attention by spreading wrong statements and uses defamatory articles filled with assumptions and lies. As a dumm person I was able to figure out a system to utilize the social media platform for my line of work. I would actually enjoy a personal encounter with you on a non media level. That way, you would actually be able to understand what I am and how I am (I assume you don't care, because all you want is exposure). Don't you think, if I would be a media junky or think I am as much as a public figure as the people that hire me, I wouldn't have used the opportunity to use the current media mayhem about me, to get even more exposure out of it. The reason why I deleted all previous posts was to protect my kids from harassment through the media and the public that reads your type of articles and actually are brainless enough to believe it. Any question you have feel free to ask me, instead of assuming. Please keep in mind that I don't give confidential information out.

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Kardashian has apparently already moved on with a temporary security team. At Kendall’s 21st birthday party on Wednesday night, the reality star was escorted by by three off-duty cops, which, TMZ reports, cost her $100/hour. 

She’s not taking any chances this time. 

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