Kendall Jenner robbed of $200K jewelry

Kendall Jenner
Updated 19 March 2017
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Kendall Jenner robbed of $200K jewelry

LOS ANGELES: Months after her sister Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris of nearly $10 million in jewels, supermodel Kendall Jenner has reported the theft of jewelry worth $200,000 from her Los Angeles home, celebrity website TMZ reported.
Police told AFP that they had received a 911 call on Thursday about a reported burglary in the area of Jenner’s home in the Hollywood Hills, but would not confirm that she was the victim. There are no suspects so far in the case.
TMZ said the 21-year-old Jenner, one of the top runway models of the moment, was hosting a party and she left the house at about midnight. When she returned an hour later, she noticed her jewelry box was open and the jewels were gone.
Earlier in the night, an alarm had sounded, warning that someone had opened a door, but Jenner did not check on it, TMZ reported, citing unnamed law enforcement sources.
There was no sign of forced entry, leading investigators to believe the theft could be an inside job.
Jenner is featured with her sisters on the reality television show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”
Last October, Kim Kardashian was robbed of about $9.5 million in jewels while staying at a luxury residence in the French capital during Paris Fashion Week. Ten suspects have been charged in connection with that case.


Banksy ‘snow’ pollution mural sold for over $130,000

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Banksy ‘snow’ pollution mural sold for over $130,000

  • The ‘snow pollution’ mural appeared in the town of Swansea Bay, home to one of the biggest steelworks in the world
  • The buyer will lend the mural to Port Talbot in hopes it would attract international artists to the area
LONDON: A mural by elusive British street artist Banksy depicting a child enjoying falling snow that is in fact pollution from a burning bin has been sold for over $130,000 to a British art dealer.
From one side, the “Season’s Greetings” mural on a concrete block garage in Wales shows a small boy with his tongue out to catch snow that, when viewed from another side, turns out to be ash from an industrial bin.
“I bought it and it cost me a six-figure sum,” John Brandler of Brandler Galleries, told Reuters by telephone.
“I am lending it to Port Talbot for a minimum of two or three years. I want to use it as a center for an art hub that would bring in internationally famous artists to Port Talbot.”
The mural appeared last month in the town on the edge of Swansea Bay, home to one of the biggest steelworks in the world.
Brandler, 63, said the entire mural — on the corner of a garage — had to be moved in one piece. He declined to give a specific price for the piece.
When asked how he could afford such luxuries, he said: “I am an art dealer. I own several Banksies, I also own (John) Constable, (Thomas) Gainsborough, (Joseph Mallord William) Turner, I’ve got (urban artist) Pure Evil — I’ve got all sorts of art.”
“My hobby is my business. The last time I went to work was when I was 18,” Brandler said.
Banksy, who keeps his real name private, has become the most famous street artist in the world by poking fun at the excesses of modern capitalism and lampooning hollow icons, slogans and opinions.
Previous works include “Mobile Lovers” which shows an embrace between lovers who stare over each other’s shoulders at their mobile phones and an abrupt warning near Canary Wharf in London that reads “Sorry! The lifestyle you ordered is currently out of stock.”