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Kanye West settles lawsuit with photographer following airport incident

Rapper scuffled with paparazzi photographer outside LA airport last June

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Kanye West has settled a lawsuit with the paparazzi photographer he was alleged to have attacked outside LA airport last June.



West was sued by photographer Daniel Ramos following the incident captured on video and posted by TMZ – watch below.

The case was scheduled to go to trial next week. However, in a statement issued yesterday (April 7) Ramos' lawyer Gloria Allred confirmed the case had been settled and West had apologised to her client.

An image sent to TMZ showed West and Ramos shaking hands, alongside a quote from Allred about the outcome of the altercation.

The quote is as follows: "We believe that this case sent an important message. Celebrities are not above the law, and they have no right to physically attack someone simply because they were asked a question."

The video shows West initially trying to ignore questions from a photographer, before appearing to lose his patience and beginning an agitated conversation with the snapper.

The rapper then tries to seize the photographer's camera in a scuffle which sees the paparazzo fall to the ground. After being urged to stop by an onlooker, West holds his hands up and walks away.



Elsewhere, Kanye West has reportedly recruited Kendrick Lamar for a guest verse on a remix of his latest single 'All Day'.

'All Day' was premiered by West at the Brit Awards in February, with the Chicago rapper later airing the studio version, which features Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney.

A preview of the Kendrick Lamar remix of 'All Day' has emerged online, with a short clip available via Youtube. Listen here.

'All Day' is lifted from West's forthcoming album 'So Help Me God', expected later this year.

Meanwhile, a new 'Book of Yeezus' bible changes every mention of 'God' to 'Kanye'. The 'editorial art piece' has been published by three US-based brothers who are selling the black hardcover book via Etsy for £13.77.

According to the brothers, The Book of Yeezus has not been produced to poke fun or even praise the rapper, but instead offers "a fresh take on what The Bible could look like in our modern world".
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