Kanye West Pleads No Contest To Misdemeanor Battery In LAX Assault Case
Knaye West has been placed on probation for 24 months and must complete community service as part of his deal.
Kanye West pled no contest to misdemeanor battery regarding a July 19 altercation at Los Angeles airport that was caught on tape, according to TMZ. West was shown trying to take a camera from a photographer who spoke to West as the rapper exited the airport.
The rapper-producer was charged with battery and attempted grand theft. The latter charge was dismissed as part of his plea.
West has been placed on 24 months probation and must attend 24 therapy sessions for anger management, TMZ says.
He must complete 250 hours of community service and pay for the damage to the photographer’s equipment.
If West does not violate his probation, the case will likely be removed from his record.
Video of the altercation is as follows: