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Kanye West

Pleads Not Guilty

In Photog Attack

11/7/2013 9:56 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

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Kanye West
insists he's not guilty of battering a photographer outside LAX in July.

Kanye's lawyer Blair Berk entered the not guilty plea on the rapper's behalf this morning in court. Attorney Gloria Allred was present representing the photographer Daniel Ramos ... and spoke outside the court afterward.

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As we previously reported, Kanye was charged with criminal battery and attempted grand theft after allegedly attacking the photog at the airport and grabbing the guy's camera.

If convicted of both misdemeanors ...  Kanye faces a maximum of 1 year in jail.

The photographer has also sued Kanye in civil court for assault and battery.

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16.

john    

this idiot is engaged to a family of buffoons. know body likes his music or his fat wife

267 days ago
17.

Josie Wails    

He's just another victim whining about being abused by attention when he has done everything humanly possible to get that attention from TMZ and the street working photogs who scramble to find stories. Kanye is yet another potential political liar in waiting as it seems American mediocrity has consumed what in the 20th Century we proved what cool was, now its all baby food ear pudding victimization racism handout hatred seeking check cashing liars feeding the instant success public with whining pablum standards set by the likes of Simon Scowl, Ryan Seacrest and jay Z. Hendrix and Sam Cook would simply laugh and walk away from the trite feable nursury rhymes everyone is being fed today, its not even good background music. kanye is an angry slef promoter ripping off American youth.....in the words of the great Bobby Blue Bland "Cry Cry Cry"

267 days ago
18.

Farrakhan Ashy Larry    

You people get off on hating this man. I mean it's ridiculous.

267 days ago
19.

namers    

What he IS guilty of is Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Pity the rest of us peons.

267 days ago
20.

cha cha    

Without the papparazzi they are nothing, and he and Kimmode call them for photo op ....

267 days ago
21.

BigKahuna    

"Kanye, how come we can't talk to you"?
"Kanye, what's going on, man"?
"what was up with all that stuff"?
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Just friggin ignore these loser paps who are looking for confrontation, anger, something that sells the video for big bucks. Kanye is stupid.

267 days ago
22.

Brittany    

This is kinda mean but Kanye's face seriously turns my stomach. He's so busted. And hideous. I want to slap him a little. Maybe it would deflate his cheeks a bit.

267 days ago
23.

Brittany    

This is kinda mean but Kanye's face makes my skin crawl. He's so busted. And hideous. I kinda want to slap him a little. Maybe it'll deflate his fat ass cheeks a bit.

267 days ago
24.

NobodySpecial    

So you claim it was an accident now ?. So you had the word "monkey" as the only word in your buffer and you pasted and then submitted it, but it was an accident ? Nope, not buying that excuse.

267 days ago
25.

Shaken not stirred    

Oh please. He will not go to jail. Like the rest of the douche bags in the news lately, he has lawyered up and will get a slap on the wrist and MAYBE join that other DB in anger mgmt. Bunch of entitled a-holes.

267 days ago
26.

Jeems    

This tired mofo keeps canceling shows because of ticket sales. Good luck with that idiot. BTW, Taylor Swift keeps selling out. Boom! Check please

267 days ago
27.

xiam007    

Kanye West is a gay fish

267 days ago
28.

Mitch    

KK better get the recorder out and make another tape. Might be supporting that baby on your own, sweetcakes!

267 days ago
29.

alia    

That would be awesome if he had to go to the slammer for a year! Kim could get FREE from the control freak....sounds like she's making another bad choice for a husband ! I'm not sure what she sees in that arrogant pouty guy....I think I've seen a picture of him ONCE smiling ! He seems like a negative angry man!

She needs to stop letting him control her...if he's this bad before they get married, he's only going to get worse! He reminds me of a Scientology person - like it's his way or the highway - kind of like Tom Cruise was with Nicole and Katie! total control freaks! Him "dressing" Kim is a BIG RED FLAG! and she allows this?

What she doesn't realize is she DOES HAVE A VOICE and she's in the drivers seat - not HIM! I hope she listens to her family about this guy before she heads down the aisle again! Not to mention, I would hate to have a baby with a guy like him - if it doesn't work out, he would be a nightmare to share custody with ! THINK ABOUT IT KIM!!

267 days ago
30.

Jeems    

Most of the time this piece of garbage has his people call and let tmz know where he is heading. Sheep. Most of you are all are sheep. Keep falling for this crap.

267 days ago
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