Kanye West Says He Was Defending Himself in Scuffle With Photographer
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 09.23.2013
Kanye files a legal response to lawsuit against him...
Kanye West has filed a response to the lawsuit filed against him by a paparazzo claiming that the rapper assaulted him in July outside of Los Angeles International Airport. TMZ has the response, in which Kanye says that he went after the photographer because he thought "his safety was in immediate danger."
The response, which was filed by lawyer Shawn Holley, adds that "[Kanye] responded to this assault by doing only those acts that were reasonably necessary for his self-defense." West faces criminal charges as well of misdemeanor criminal battery and attempted grand theft; he'll be arraigned on October 10th.