Rap Star Kanye West Arrested At LAX On Felony Vandalism Charges

by Trendy

Popular Rap artist Kanye West was today arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport after he and his bodyguard were involved in a scuffle with some photographers. Kanye west had performed his new song title ‘Love Lockdown’ last sunday at the MTV Music Video Awards.

West and his bodyguard grabbed a photographer’s camera and smashed it into the ground. Both will be charged with felony vandalism.

Los Angeles airport spokesman Alberto Rodriguez said both West, 31, and his bodyguard were in police custody and were expected to be booked on charges of felony vandalism later on Thursday. The bodyguard also faces a charge of battery.

Rodriguez said West was arrested about 8 a.m. (1500 GMT) outside the passenger security screening area.

TMZ, which caught much of the incident on camera, said West rushed at a photographer and grabbed his camera. A struggle followed and West took the camera and threw it to the ground.

[Via : Reuters]

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