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John Legend, long-time family friend of the Kardashians, recently opened up about Kim’s Paris robbery to XM Radio’s Sway in the Morning, and truth be told, he brought the realness in a big way. 

About the heist, Legend said, "People were criticizing, you know, security, this and that." 

"But five people with guns come up?" he asked. 

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, John Legend Chrissy Teigen

"I don’t care if you’ve got two or three security people, they got to back up," he proclaimed. 

"You don’t want to get in a gun fight." 

"You’ve got five armed guys coming; there’s not really much you can do to stop that," he admitted. 

"Just give them what they want and escape with your life, you know?" 

"[There was no way to prepare for Kim’s] one-in-a-billion situation," he concluded. 

Kim Kardashian Halloween Costume

However, it would appear that he took a shot at Kardashian and her social media ways, using them as a cautionary tale.

"[You] have to be careful about [Snapchatting] and things like that," he said. 

"Because people know exactly where you are." 

Despite Kim’s TMI social practices, Legend maintained his Kardashian defense. 

"You just can’t go through life in fear all the time," he said. 

"And we try not to." 

Kourtney Kardashian, Chrissy Teigen, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Kelly Rowland, Minka Kelly and John Legend

Kim has since emerged in public for the first time after the robbery – over two weeks later – looking very demure and very down, and honestly, who can blame her? 

Though rumors swirled that the robbery didn’t happen, or that Kanye West himself staged the robbery, Kardashian sued the publication fabricating the rumors. 

Kardashian seems to be on the mend, however.

Not only did Keeping Up With the Kardashians celebrate nine years of putting us through hell, it was reported that production on the reality show resumed as normal, after being suspended shortly after the hold-up. 

Though many thought the show would be cancelled after the drama, that same many apparently forgot that the Kardashians thrive on drama to continue their brand.

Of course they wouldn’t toss nine years’ worth of work in the trash. 

Keeping Up With the Kardashians Season 1 Promo

John Legend is absolutely right, though – you don’t bring a Kardashian … or anything else for that matter … to a gun fight. 

And also, Kim really needs to exercise a whole lot more discretion with her personal life than she has in the past. 

For her sake, but also for ours.