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Kim & Kanye Reportedly Fire Longtime Bodyguard Following Paris Robbery

Pascal Duvier has worked with Kim since 2013 and Kanye since 2012.   

Kim Kardashian-West is cleaning house. The reality star along with her husband Kanye has reportedly decided to fire their security, including longtime bodyguard Pascal Duvier.

According to Entertainment Tonight, Duvier and other members were let go over the events that transpired last month. Kardashian, 35, was robbed at gunpoint in her hotel room by five men who got away with cellphones, wallets and over $10 million in jewelry. "Pascal, along with a couple other security members of their team, were recently let go by Kim and Kanye," the source said. "It's a pretty tough situation overall, and they love Pascal, but they couldn't take any more chances."

Duvier has worked with the couple since 2013 after serving as Kanye's bodyguard in 2012. At the time of the robbery, Duvier was working less than two miles away with sisters Kourtney and Kendall for their appearance at a nightclub. The father of two has made headlines for his power moves on those who have gotten a little too close for comfort towards Kim.

Just before the robbery, Duvier tackled prankster Vitalii Sediuk, for touching the reality star. He also pulled her away from Sediuk in 2014, foiling his plan to prank Kim during Paris Fashion Week.

Last week, Duvier responded to The Daily Mail's Piers Morgan for his criticism of his actions after the robbery. "I was able to figure out a system to utilize the social media platform for my line of work," he said about popular social media following. "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."

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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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Duvier hasn't commented on the recent news, but a source says he's staying busy. "He's moving on," the source said. "He will be working with Fergie for her upcoming shows when her album drops." Kim is set to make her first official appearance in Dubai for a makeup tutorial with makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic on Jan. 13.

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