Kanye West confronts paparazzi, throws fan’s phone (Video)
West Kanye was videotaped apparently throwing a photographer’s phone during an incident on the way to his daughter’s basketball game.
Kanye was seen telling reporters that he wanted to see his children without them taking pictures of him. The father replied, “Can’t you go home and see them?” Ye seemed confused by this answer, stopping and saying, “That’s called human rights,” before driving off.
In a private interaction, Ye asked a fan to stop “rushing” on him—the fan didn’t seem to understand his request.
The woman in the video can be heard shouting “You’re a celebrity!” before Kanye grabbed the phone.
After throwing the phone, West walked away to a nearby SUV.
Kanye West named in battery charge investigation after phone incident
According to TMZ, hours before the incident, Kanye West was listed as a suspect in a battery investigation after he allegedly snatched a woman’s phone and threw it when she refused to stop. film him. A law enforcement source confirmed that West was the suspect named in this investigation.
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene around 4:30 p.m. and was provided with video evidence of the incident.
Kanye recently faced the paparazzi with his new wife, Bianca Censori
Kanye has made it clear on multiple occasions that he feels harassed by the paparazzi, adding that the way the paparazzi approach him is an invasion of his privacy and space. Kanye West was recently spotted hanging out with his new “wife” Bianca Censori. And he had a few words for a paparazzi who was filming and taking some pictures of the two.
Stop it!… Dude, stop it…
Ye explained to the paparazzi that their actions were “offensive”.
Friend [don’t] even know. Friend [guys] just jump on people like this…
He then went on to explain that the first time he took the drug was because the paparazzi took pictures of him.
The first time I took the pill — [was] because I’m crazy about paparazzi… the same guy who took the picture of Britney [Spears]… There must be some kind of balance, some kind of chat.