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Kanye West Photog Attack

The Britney Connection

7/20/2013 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The photog who was attacked by Kanye West at LAX Friday is the SAME paparazzo who was attacked by Britney Spears in the famous umbrella incident ... TMZ has learned.

The pap -- who goes by the name Dano -- was on the receiving end of crazy Britney's Mary Poppins-style attack back in 2007.  The word on the street was that Dano was more than a tad aggressive.

After the umbrella incident ... Dano put the umbrella (she left it on the street and he picked it up) on eBay.  He also put the Ford Explorer she dented on the website and the bidding reached more than $30k. 

But those figures are small potatoes ... we're told he also raked in a fortune from his video of the incident.

As for Friday's incident ... we broke the story .... Dano wants to press charges and Kanye is now a felony suspect for attempted robbery.

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151.

abanks    

Ha! Attacked?u ppl are attacking the rude rich a$# ...he never attacked. Ive been "grabbed" more aggresively by a 75old woman....c'mon ppl ! And i am no fan of the guy but b serious

370 days ago
152.

Dee    

WTH is this guy so angry? Rich, ... in love,... new baby. He should have a smile on his face ALL the time.
DUMBASS!!!

370 days ago
153.

TJ    

Thanks for letting the world know YOU ALL ARE just a bunch of provocateurs looking to capitalize on other people's celebrity and talent. I swear you all are the ****roaches of society. Enjoy being looked upon as nothing more than stick-poking-in-the-ribs-of-talented-people, Star magazine wannabes carrying cameras. I would rather be homeless than to lower myself to a "photographer" who does nothing more than hang out at LAX all day looking to annoy people. Pathetic.

370 days ago
154.

Jay    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDJOgvMA_II

370 days ago
155.

Derek    

Isn't that how Trayvon got killed????

370 days ago
156.

Joan Smith    

All I have to say is... O.J. is a hero to some people.

370 days ago
157.

jsantiagoMA    

Kanye is a douche bag. And I would love nothing more than to see him get what's coming to him. However, this pap is CLEARLY enjoying this scuffle based on the smile on his face. He looks really scared to me with that big ass grin! NOT! Kanye should have kept his hands to himself, but this does not warrant a felony charge in my opinion. Especially since the "victim" seems totally ok with the tussle at the time! He tried to get a rise out of Kanye and it worked. Now he is going to want to get paid for it. PAps can be respectful and respected....but not this type of guy.

370 days ago
158.

Truth    

While I dislike Kanye, the paparazzi are a ****ing joke. Vultures in every sense of the word.

369 days ago
159.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

Hey Kanye, remember when you hijacked the mike and stage at the awards ceremony because you were pissed that your bitch Beyonce didn't get props? You sure didn't seem shy about that. I guess you should have thought about it before you impregnated the hairy human toilet because you're stuck with her and her whore mother. No wonder you're so bitter. Kill yourself.

369 days ago
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jamaicapain    

This guy isn't even a photographer, he's a lawsuit chaser. He's done it before, he'll do it again. Time to reexamine stalking laws to include people like this. In every case he could just be taking photos but chooses to antagonize instead. He doesn't even use his real name, must be proud of himself.

369 days ago
161.

wizkalifa12    

**** **** **** **** **** the paparazzi n everyone who work with tmz and thanks for the update : aw "" more love kayne west

369 days ago
162.

Jen    

Kanye troed getting away from him and talking to him but that photographer didn't care. He got want he deserved! These papparazzi photographers need to learn boudaries and respect celebrities space!!!!
I am not a fan of Kanye's but can understand that someone can only take so much! He tried getting away from the camera guy and tried talking to him, so Kanye did the responsible thing....then just had enough!! Can't blame the guy!!!!

369 days ago
163.

Mark Chrzanowski    

Kanye is such a punk.....

369 days ago
164.

AZcowgirl    

Kanye- youre a father now, please act like it!

369 days ago
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