Kim Kardashian West’s Best Friend Jonathan Cheban Reportedly ‘Shaken Up’ After Getting Robbed at Gunpoint

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kim Kardashian West and Jonathan Cheban

Nearly 4 years after his greatest friend, Kim Kardashian West, was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, Jonathan Cheban skilled the identical scare over the weekend.

The incident reportedly occurred in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and left the truth star and entrepreneur robbed of his $250,000 watch. Though nobody was harm through the theft, the ordeal left Cheban “really shaken up” as he wasn’t the one sufferer of this traumatizing crime.

Kim Kardashian West and Jonathan Cheban
Kim Kardashian West and Jonathan Cheban | Johnny Nunez/WireImage

Jonathan Cheban, his mom, and his friend skilled the terrifying incident

On August 2, Cheban — who legally modified his title to Foodgod final 12 months — confronted a harrowing expertise when he was robbed at gunpoint in New Jersey. And to make issues worse, his mom, Galina Cheban, witnessed the traumatizing ordeal.

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The terrible occasion occurred round 8:30 p.m. after Cheban pulled into the driveway of his friend’s house. After exited his automobile alongside together with his mom, Cheban was approached by the gunman.

The suspect requested the truth tv persona for the time, earlier than drawing a weapon and finally pointing the gun on the mom, based on TMZ. 

After forcibly eradicating Cheban’s $250,000 Richard Mille watch from his wrist, the gunman and a second suspect who acted as a lookout fled on foot to a road resulting in the close by freeway, Route 9W.

Though a police seek for the suspects occurred instantly after the theft, it didn’t result in their seize nor the restoration of any stolen property.

Both Jonathan Cheban and his mom are ‘shaken up’

Although nobody was injured through the theft, each Cheban and his mom have been left traumatized by the incident.

“He’s really shaken up, as is his mom. He just hates that his mom had to see this. Everyone’s OK though despite everything,” an insider defined to HollywoodLife.

Though the suspects are nonetheless at giant, the “Food God” blogger is working with officers to seize the boys. He’s even given an in depth description of the robber who made off together with his Swiss luxurious model watch to police.

“It was one person who robbed him that had a pistol and another was an accomplice who was on the lookout. Neither robber had a face mask on,” the supply provides. “[Jonathan] remembers exactly what the robbers looked like because he has an amazing memory.”

The gunman was described as “a dark-skinned Hispanic male, in his late 20s to early 30s wearing a purple shirt, light blue jeans, and white and gray sneakers.” The second suspect is described as “a heavyset Hispanic male wearing a gray sweater.”

This isn’t the primary time Cheban’s been focused over his luxurious timepieces

While an incident like this would go away anybody shaken up, it sounds prefer it was extraordinarily traumatizing for Cheban as this was the second time he’s been focused for one in every of his ultra-expensive timepieces.

In 2013, the truth star was consuming lunch within the Hamptons when a person tried to steal his $500,000 Jacob & Co. diamond-encrusted Royal watch. Luckily, a close-by safety guard intervened, and the suspect fled with out the luxe accent.

A couple of years later, Cheban’s greatest friend Kardashian West was robbed of thousands and thousands of {dollars} value of jewellery at gunpoint in a Paris lodge room.

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Though Cheban wasn’t along with her when the theft occurred, the traumatic occasion prompted him to rent further safety when he headed to Paris Fashion Week earlier this 12 months.

Fortunately, nothing dire occurred through the journey.

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