EXCLUSIVE: Kim Kardashian's Robbery Was a 'Major Reality Check,' Now Taking Time Off

Antoinette Bueno

Kim Kardashian West's terrifying robbery in Paris will have some major lasting consequences for the 35-year-old reality superstar, a source close to Kim tells ET.

Kim's already taken a noticeable step back from social media since the incident on Sunday, and has yet to break her silence. And as for some people's criticism that she's been too public in the past when it comes to displaying her wealth -- such as from Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld -- the source says Kim is definitely paying attention.

"This really shook her and gave her a major reality check," the source says about the robbery. "Does she blame what happened on showing off her jewelry on social media? Not fully. Kim has always been a hard worker and no one can hate on her for that. But does she recognize now that showing all her diamonds and money off on social MAY have been a factor? Yes."

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"Looking back, she realizes she maybe shouldn't have flaunted it so much," the source adds. "And you will definitely see a difference with that in the future."

Kim is taking some time off after the scary incident, the source says, canceling meetings and work commitments for this week. On Wednesday, she canceled a makeup class appearance in Dubai scheduled for Oct. 14.

"She needs a break from everything," the source says. "Working and posting anything on social media is the last thing on her mind right now."

"She still gets emotional thinking about the incident," the source adds. "I don't think the flashbacks will go away anytime soon."

Interestingly enough, the rest of the Kardashian-Jenner family has also noticeably stayed quiet about the incident on social media. On Wednesday, Kylie Jenner posted a throwback swimsuit pic on Instagram, though made no mention of her big sister's robbery. Kendall Jenner also Instagrammed a fashion snap of herself wearing a giant red fur coat shaped in a heart on Thursday morning, again, not addressing Kim's robbery.

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However, Kourtney Kardashian -- who was at a party in Paris at the time of the incident -- seems to have alluded to it on Thursday, tweeting a photo of a Bible passage with a prayer hands emoji. The verse was about having strength in tough times.

On Tuesday, police in Paris seemed to have obtained surveillance video of the robbers around the scene of the crime. Watch the video below for more on the robbery investigation.

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