Kim Kardashian Denies Buying "Looted" Roman Statue
Provided By - Video Elephant on May 06, 2021
A representative for Kim Kardashian West has said that she did not purchase an “illegally exported” ancient Roman statue.
We believe that it may have been purchased using her name without authorization and because it was never received she was unaware of the transaction, Representative of Kim Kardashian West.
Kardashian’s representative said that the star hopes the statue “gets returned to the rightful owners”.
Court documents describe the sculpture as a “Fragment of Myron's Samian Athena” that dates back to the 1st or 2nd Century AD.
It was seized by US Customs and Border Protection in LA in June 2016.
The statue was part of a shipment of 40 objects which have been collectively valued at over $745,000.
A form submitted by a customs broker lists the importer of the items as "Kim Kardashian dba Noel Roberts Trust".
According to AFP, the Noel Roberts Trust is linked to Kardashian and Kanye West’s US real estate purchases.