It seems there is no public event that will propel Kim Kardashian West back into the spotlight at the moment - even one that honours her late father, Robert Kardashian. The 36-year-old reality TV star was due to attend the Angel Ball on 21 November but has chosen not to appear.

Kim Kardashian WestKim Kardashian West hasn't appeared on the red carpet since her Paris robbery ordeal

Kim’s decision to stay at home comes after her horrendous robbery ordeal in which she had millions of pounds worth of jewellery taken as she was held at gunpoint in Paris.

Since then, the star rarely been seen out in public and has been conspicuous by her social media absence.

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A representative for the event, which will be held in New York, said: "Kim is not expected to attend at this time."

Instead, Kim’s sisters and Robert’s other daughters, Kourtney and Khloe will attend with their mother and Robert’s ex-wife, Kris Jenner.

The Angel Ball, held in conjunction with Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, will pay tribute to Robert Kardashian who died of oesophageal cancer in September 2003.

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Kim appeared at the 2011 ball and told the audience of her memories of her lawyer father and said there wasn’t a day that went by that she didn’t think of him.