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Kanye West

Won't Be Prosecuted

For Photog Attack

7/25/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Kanye West must have a really good lawyer, because law enforcement sources tell us it's virtually certain he will NOT be charged with ANY crime in connection with last week's paparazzo attack.

Here's the way we're told it will play out. 

LAPD robbery detectives are investigating the photog's allegation that Kanye tried to steal his camera -- but our sources say that dog won't hunt.  The D.A. will NEVER charge Kanye with felony attempted robbery, because there's no proof he tried to pilfer the camera at LAX.

We're told cops will send the attempted robbery file to the D.A. and they expect it will be rejected within days. 

The next step -- the file goes to the L.A. City Attorney for a possible misdemeanor criminal battery prosecution.   But here's why that won't happen.  We're told Kanye is willing to ante up some cash to make the case go away, and it's perfectly legal.  It's called a civil compromise and it's done everyday.

So Kanye will skate ... and probably attack another photog.

The end.

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1.

Karma    

Fish sticks for everybody!

Is his baby still in hiding and fat ass still on lockdown? Gay fish made fat ass disappear so I guess we owe him for that.

426 days ago
2.

melbrooks    

P O S

426 days ago
3.

21stcent    

No blood=no feloney
Cash= no court
Celebrity= special treatment

426 days ago
4.

Sam    

Well that's very decent of the DA, but I still think they should charge him with indecent exposure cause he's a walking D I C K

426 days ago
5.

luvscarythings    

Of course, what do you expect. Just shows that they can do whatever they wish and get away with it!

426 days ago
6.

Vancouver    

Like seriously you could tell the guy was not happy and being pestered by photogs. I coulda told you he was gonna snap just by the look on his face yet the photog kept at him. Not that he has the right to do what he did but should a photographer really have the right to intrude I. The personal lives of anyone??? JUST SAYING!!!

426 days ago
7.

Dan Frederiksen    

Kanye even named the amount prior to his stupidity :)

426 days ago
8.

Fred Thompson    

I don't care who you are, when you go around trying to assault and/or steal from people, you're just another thug. Kanye is not only a thug, but a racist and ignorant one, and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

426 days ago
9.

Brian    

Stupid legal system. What a bunch of morons. We need people in the legal system who aren't afraid of creeps like Kanye West and The Bieb. Throw the book at both of them.

426 days ago
10.

NOT ELMO    

Kanye West
Won't Be Prosecuted
For Photog Attack.................BIG SURPRISE THERE...........K-AssHoIe !

426 days ago
11.

Ozzie X    

Business as usual.

426 days ago
12.

LovelyLady123    

Hi can you please take a few seconds to view my profile and donate to my school fund? Any amount helps, thank you! :) http://www.gofundme.com/3pop30

426 days ago
13.

dave    

I'm gonna play Devil's Advocate on this one: I'm in Kanye's corner. Lets see you guys keep your cool year in and year out while strangers set off flash bulbs in your face from 3 feet away or less and ask highly personal questions while you're just dealing with your commute.

This guy has been attacked by celebs twice now. Maybe he pushes buttons on people?

The solution is to create laws protecting everybody- celebrities and normies- from paparazzo-type invasion of personal space.

426 days ago
14.

Brian    

Rae Dawn Chong would tell ya how it is 'Kanye is a Field *****' !!! I hope someone gets that sucka.

426 days ago
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Stacy_Rachelle9210    

famous people who get mad at paparazzi is dumb, you should've realized that once you got into that type of life that it was gonna happen.
im sure it's annoying but if you don't like it stop chasing the money when your greedy ass already has enough money & be normal like most of the world.

426 days ago
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