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Kanye West Sued

Photog Says Rapper

Put Him on Crutches

8/21/2013 12:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kanye West left an innocent photog in crutches after a brutal assault at LAX last month -- when Kanye attempted to wrestle away the pap's camera -- so says the photog himself, and now he's filed a lawsuit against the rapper.

Daniel Ramos appeared with his lawyer Gloria Allred at a news conference Wednesday, where Gloria announced the lawsuit for assault, battery, and interference with Daniel's civil rights (in this case free speech).

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Daniel -- who called himself a "filmmaker" -- says he spent two weeks on crutches after the attack, and has been walking with a cane for some time. He says he's still in pain.

Gloria argued the attack sets a dangerous precedent for celebrity-on-photog violence, especially now that various celebs are actually celebrating unprovoked attacks on photogs.

At one point, Gloria went after Kirstie Alley, Cher, and even Kylie Jenner for applauding Kanye's attack on Twitter.

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Gloria says she's also asking the court to issue a restraining order against Kanye.

Ramos is suing for unspecified damages.

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16.

Meh..    

Kanye vs. Gloria, just lock the two of them in a cellar with a machete, whom ever comes out alive................shoot them.

367 days ago
17.

Zambonie    

I'm suprised she got into this staged event
You can tell from the photos that neither of them was putting any effort into it
There was no display of effort put into it by either party
There was no straining, or exertion shown other than to get into those posed positions

367 days ago
18.

21stcent    

Haven't her fifiteen minutes expiried, like last century?

367 days ago
19.

Shannon    

Gahd these people are such losers... and Gloria Allred needs to fall ill or something... sheesh!

367 days ago
20.

NuBiXx    

Aww poor Danny fell on his knees and got a booboo, Danny should definitely sue and get millions. /Sarcasm

367 days ago
21.

samael    

Good for gloria, there are laws for all...not everyone except the girl called kanye

367 days ago
22.

Darlene Method    

She is a IDIOT FAME WHORE! He deserved it. Paps are ANIMALS!

367 days ago
23.

Wow ...    

Team Photographer on this one.

367 days ago
24.

chaozz    

Dude you are such a pile of SH**..You knew exactly what you where doing.Try to provoke him.You truly suck.

367 days ago
25.

CT1488    

Soooo he is an actor and a director but he hides out at the airport to ask Kanye why he wont talk? Sounds like he should focus more on his "directing" and "acting"...

367 days ago
26.

chaozz    

Gloria your a pile of crap..good advice telling him to hold back tears.I hope you get sued for wasting more tax payers money.You pile of crap.

367 days ago
27.

Flying Blind    

Great TMZ, you could of had this story on your TMZLive show. Now it'll be day old news on your tomorrow's TMZLive show. who cares then ...........
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bad move moving TMZLive ............................

367 days ago
28.

Kim    

F*ck Gloria Alred she is an ambulance chaser, he may have gotten a settlement but now that he has that bird representing him he will end up with nothing, the court system has no compassion for stalker razzi.

367 days ago
29.

Flying Blind    

sounds too funked-up ........ out.

367 days ago
30.

J    

I usually do not like Gloria but this time I am on her side...Kayne should have been arrested for assualt...THRASH family is not above the law...

367 days ago
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