UPDATE 2-Kim Kardashian back after being held at gunpoint in $10 mln Paris robbery
* Reality star was in France for Paris Fashion Week
* Kardashian said to have feared for her life
* Further security blow for French capital (Adds Kardashian friends visiting apartment in paragraph 4)
By Leigh Thomas
PARIS/NEW YORK, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Reality TV star Kim Kardashian returned to New York "badly shaken" on Monday after being robbed at gunpoint in her Paris residence by masked men who stole some $10 million worth of jewelry.
Kardashian, wearing sunglasses and with her head bowed, was pictured entering her Manhattan apartment with her rapper husband Kanye West. She had left Paris by private jet hours after robbers tied her up in the bathroom and put a gun to her head.
According to her publicist, Kardashian was "badly shaken but physically unharmed." She said nothing to waiting media upon her arrival.
The reality star's friends, including Jonathan Cheban and La La Anthony, turned up at her residence shortly after her arrival and also avoided talking to the media.
"What happened is very unfortunate and those responsible must be severely punished," French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told TV5 Monde. "We are fully mobilised to ensure the safety of the French people, as well as all those who visit France, and in particular tourists." Continuación...