Kim Kardashian: Paparazzi Threatened My Life & My Unborn Child
First Published: June 8, 2013 11:23 AM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Kim Kardashian has lived most of her adult life in front of the cameras, but with her first baby on the way, the 32-year-old is becoming more private – a move she claims has led the paparazzi to become dangerous.
“I wouldn’t let the paps get a pic of me today & they threatened my life & said if I continue to block shots then they will make my world dangerous to live in!” Kim Tweeted on Thursday. “How dare they threaten my life & my unborn child! This has gotten way out of control!”
The mom-to-be said she was “boxed in” by four cars while driving (one “front, behind, & one on each side”), forced to drive at the photographers speed so the paps could take pictures of her through her car window and said the days of her extending courtesy to aggressive photographers are over.
“For years I’ve always been so gracious. Every shot they take now just isn’t flattering & crazy stories get made up, so why would I willingly just let them stalk me & smile for them?” she wrote. “Let me enjoy this last month of pregnancy please without threats & being scared to leave my home due to what dangerous thing they just threatened to do to me.”
Kim, whose baby girl (with beau Kanye West) is due in July, said she thinks her pregnancy and age warrant more respect and privacy, even though she earned fame through reality TV.
“I get [that] I live a public life. I live my life on a reality show for the world to see,” she wrote. “I love my life, but when the cameras stop, that doesn’t mean I don’t want a break too.”
Adding, “I’m 32 yrs old now, about to be a mom. I’m not 25 clubbing around LA anymore. There’s no excuse for threats & stalking!”
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