Kanye West might reportedly face prison battery prices for allegedly punching an autograph seeker in Los Angeles.
The incident, which occurred in January, has been being appeared into by the Los Angeles Police Division for over a month. In accordance with a TMZ report printed Saturday (Feb. 19), police imagine they’ve ample proof to cost Kanye with against the law. This consists of witness statements they collected and precise video footage taken from the scene. Kanye has reportedly not been interviewed concerning the state of affairs. The police’s discovering will now be turned over to the Los Angeles Metropolis Legal professional’s Workplace who will determine whether or not to pursue the case, reject the submitting or name Kanye and the alleged sufferer in for an off-the-cuff workplace listening to.
As beforehand reported, Ye bought into an argument with an autograph seeker that allegedly become a bodily altercation on Jan. 13, round 3 a.m. close to Soho Warehouse in downtown L.A. The alleged sufferer claims he needed an autograph however ended up exchanging phrases with Kanye earlier than Ye hopped out of his car and punched the person, knocking him to the bottom. Video later surfaced of the aftermath of the incident, which exhibits a person mendacity on the bottom, whereas Ye argues with a girl close by.
“Why did he simply do this? What’s improper with him?” the one who apparently filmed the incident questioned within the video. “Are you able to please name the cops?”
West later appeared to defend hitting the person throughout an interview with HollywoodUnlocked. “It is 3 a.m. in entrance of the warehouse,” Kanye defined. “I am saying, ‘You do not know what I am coping with proper now.’ This dude, he simply had this perspective like, ‘What you gon’ do?’
“I’ma simply inform you, that blue COVID masks ain’t cease that knockout,” Ye added.
The alleged sufferer claims his nostril was damaged throughout the altercation.
XXL has reached out to Kanye’s camp and the Los Angeles Police Division for remark.