Kanye West Charged WIth Battery In Paparazzi Attack

Kanye West charged in Paparazzi Attack

Kanye West charged in Paparazzi Attack

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Kanye West is facing charges of misdemeanor battery and attempted grand theft after an altercation with a paparazzo at LAX on July 19.

In a video obtained by TMZ West, who has never been shy about his feeling towards the paparazzi, can be seen approaching a group of photographers who are waiting for him curbside and then pushing one of them to the ground when the photographer refuses to stop addressing him.

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The photographer, Daniel Ramos, subsequently filed a lawsuit against West and hired celebrity attorney Gloria Allred to represent him.

In the suit Ramos claims the rapper punched him and injured his right hip.

West is due to be arraigned on October 10 and could face up to a year in prison if convicted.

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