Kim Kardashian Laughs Off $200,000 Mercedes SUV Damage (VIDEO)

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(Photo: Reuters/Charles Platiau)U.S. musician Kanye West (L) and companion Kim Kardashian arrive at the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2014 women's ready-to-wear fashion show during Paris Fashion Week September 29, 2013.

Kim Kardashian opted to laugh instead of cry after witnessing her friend accidentally damage her luxury vehicle.


The reality TV star, 33, was photographed chuckling in the passenger seat of her $200,000 Mercedes SUV after Brittny Gastineau, who was driving, unintentionally scraped its roof in a low parking garage. The longtime friends had just finished lunch at La Scala in Beverly Hills, when the mishap occurred.

"[Kim] completely laughed [it] off," an onlooker told Daily Mail UK.

The incident comes three months after Kardashian's sister, Kylie Jenner, suffered a more serious accident with her own Mercedes SUV.

The vehicle, which looks just like Kardashian's, was totaled in August after the teen reportedly crashed into the back of a Toyota, causing it to slam into the back of a Volkswagen SUV, according to

The socialite, who is notorious for boasting about her pampered lifestyle on social networking sites, had reportedly only been on the road for 18 days before causing the three-car collision. At the time TMZ sources claimed that the teenage model handled the accident well by first apologizing before exchanging her information with the other drivers.

Jenner, who turned 16 on August 10, along with everyone else involved, reportedly did not sustain any injuries during the accident. The E! star was photographed back on the road within two days, driving what appeared to be a brand new Mercedes SUV.

While many people are often concerned about financial costs after a self-caused car accident, Kardashian, who is said to be worth millions, was seemingly relaxed after the parking mishap.

In April 2012 a TMZ report claimed the reality TV family had scored a $40 million deal with the E! network to film three new seasons of their famous reality TV shows. At that time critics estimated the Kardashian-Jenner empire to be worth $500 million.

The $40-plus million deal does not include product endorsements and other items associated with the show, which means the family will likely generate even more millions for other deals from their various clothing lines and endless endorsement deals.