Jonathan Cheban, Kim Kardashian’s best friend, was robbed at gunpoint this weekend.
According to TMZ, the reality star claims he was robbed of hundreds of thousands in jewelry after a crook pulled a firearm out on him before making off with his watch.
Police sources told the celebrity gossip outlet that the “Foodgod” personality had been spending time with his mother and a friend in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, after shopping at a mall on Sunday (August 2), before driving to his friend’s home. There, it’s said the three of them were hanging out in front of the driveway when a man approached them asking for the time. That’s when Cheban, feeling suspicious, told the others to go inside, but the crook had already withdrawn his gun.
As TMZ details, the man trapped the group between two cars before pointing the gun at Cheban's mother’s head, prompting him to plead the man to “take anything he wanted,” so he settled for his $250,000 Richard Mille watch.
Even scarier, the outlet says there was “a second gunman” nearby keeping watch before the pair making a break for it on foot after neighbors came outside to see what the commotion was about. The group seemingly escaped the incident unscathed, and TMZ indicates Cheban is corroborating with law enforcement to help produce sketches of the bandits, who sources say weren’t wearing masks during the stick up.
As fans of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians starlet will recall, Cheban's bestie Kim was also robbed at gunpoint for $10 million worth of jewelry in October 2016.
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