Kanye West Charged In LAX Paparazzi Attack


According to TMZ, Kanye West has been officially charged with misdemeanor criminal battery and attempted grand theft for allegedly attacking a photographer in an incident that occurred in Los Angeles International Airport on July 19.

During the incident that was recorded on video by multiple media outlets, Kanye attempted to seize the camera of a photographer that was harassing Kanye as he was exiting the airport and getting into his car.

If Kanye West is convicted of the two misdemeanor, he can potentially face a maximum one-year in jail along with potentials fines. Kanye’s arraignment is set for next month on October 10.

[Via TMZ]

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  • justin

    i saw that shit….this is a joke..he didn’t do anything to hurt him….it was like a little shove trying to take the camera from him…the dude was not hurt and his camera was never taken from him..

  • Weston

    Really hope this doesn’t affect his tour dates.

    • LuiKang

      agreed…. i was supposed to go to the one on december 1st in atl, ga….