Kanye West sentenced to probation in paparazzi case, appears on April Vogue cover with Kim
On Monday he was sentenced to two years on probation, 24 anger
management therapy sessions and 250 hours of community service after an
altercation with photographer Daniel Ramos in July 2014. The rap star pleaded
no contest, entered the plea through his attorney and did not attend the court
hearing. Kanye failed to reach a civil settlement with the paparazzo.
According to Ramos, West punched him in an unprovoked attack and wrestled
his camera to the ground. The prosecution is said to have seven different videos
depicting the scuffle.
This is not the first case of this type for West – the rapper was arrested in
September 2008 for another clash with photographers inside a terminal at LAX,
but got away with it and the cases were dismissed after he completed anger
management treatment and agreed to reimburse the photographers for the
Earlier this year, Kanye reached a civil settlement with a man who accused him
in assault at a Beverly Hills medical office. According to the case documents
the 18-year-old man used a racial slur in an argument with West’s boo Kim
Kardashian and she called West, who attacked the man in a chiropractor’s
Despite the controversial case Kimye, as the couple is often called, are on the
cover of April’s Vogue USA magazine.The shot, on which you can see Kanye
gently caressing the dressed in a bridal gown Kim, is taken by Annie Lebowitz.
Watch exclusive behind-the-scenes video with Kim Kardashian, Kanye West
and their baby North and see the cover here.