The glitz and glamour of Hollywood often come with a price. For Lily Collins, that price was her wedding rings. The actress, who recently tied the knot with film director Charlie McDowell, was the victim of a brazen heist during a relaxing spa session at a West Hollywood hotel.
According to TMZ, Collins had safely stored her engagement and wedding rings at the Edition Hotel on Sunset Boulevard before heading to the spa. However, when she returned, the precious items were nowhere to be found, along with some electronics.
The incident has sparked concern about safety and crime in the area, with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department launching an investigation into the theft. The hotel’s security footage is also being scrutinized for clues. At present, no arrests have been made.
Sadly, this isn’t an isolated incident. The theft has reignited the debate about safety and quality of life in Los Angeles, with several high-profile celebrities speaking out about their concerns. “Happy Days” star Scott Baio recently announced his decision to leave California due to “homelessness” and “rampant crime.” Other stars, including Katherine Heigl and Mark Wahlberg, have also relocated, citing similar reasons.
While Los Angeles may be a hub of glitz and glamour, it seems that it’s not immune to the harsh realities of crime and safety concerns. As the investigation into Lily Collins’ stolen wedding rings continues, it remains to be seen whether justice will be served and whether the city can address the concerns of its residents.