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Kanye West

18-year-old Alleged Battery Victim

Wants Cash to Settle

1/21/2014 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The 18-year-old who Kanye West allegedly beat up last week in a chiropractor's waiting room has approached the rapper, asking for a ton of money to settle the case without criminal prosecution ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected with the 18-year-old tell us ... his lawyer called Kanye's people and expressed the desire to strike a civil settlement -- FOR A PRICE -- several hundred thousand dollars.

We're told the 18-year-old is adamant -- he does NOT want to go through a public trial.  As we reported ... Kim Kardashian claims the young man was hurling racial epithets, calling her a "n***er lover" among other things.  We're also told he has not been responsive with the police since the incident.

As for the $$$ ... although eyewitnesses in the Beverly Hills chiropractor's office say Kanye pummeled the guy ... we're hearing he has no apparent injuries.  Nonetheless, avoiding a criminal trial has a price.

Sources say both sides are currently in negotiations.

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76.

J    

Google the video with the kid leaving the office getting into a car service and acting like he was a celebrity. I bet when kim screamed "we got it all on camera" it was for their show. Yep she finally convinced kanye to be on kuwtk . He's such a sucker. He's no different than all of her Other men that that chewed up and spit out

245 days ago
77.

ImSoReal    

If that kid was 17, Kanye would have been in some SERIOUS trouble. Learn from this Kanye, grow up and keep your hands to yourself. Ignore the words.

245 days ago
78.

SoManyIdiots    

It's difficult to despise a person more than I despise Kanye, but this white punk deserves ZERO dollars. Racist behavior, of anyone of any race, shouldn't result in a big money pay out.

245 days ago
79.

jetlew    

that was his purpose of saying what he did to get big $$$$$$ Now Kayne has to pay in the end for his actions.

245 days ago
80.

bernergirl    

That story is being spun by the Kardashians. Even if this kid drops charges for cash. Kanye still got in the car and tracked this kid down and assaulted him. Hopefully Gloria Allred won't settle.

245 days ago
81.

ImSoReal    

Kanye you and K are old enough to be this kids parents. Learn to pick your battles.

245 days ago
82.

HER    

I would like to go on record as having called this one on the last article about this "attack" wherein people hated my comment and advised ME that I was rushing to judgment since the kid hadn't even pressed charges. Like I said, it was a set up from the beginning. Kanye and Kim will never learn...sticks n stones, sticks n stones!! Now he's laughing to the bank...he probably cooked this up with his black friends lmao

245 days ago
83.

Raarrr    

of course he does!! Don't give him isht!

245 days ago
84.

true believer    

It's all a publicity stunt, thought up by E and Kris Jenner. Kim is always surrounded by bodyguards/employees. She does not go anywhere alone, after all she thinks she's royalty! If she were in any real danger she would have been removed from the area by them. Does anyone really believe that she called Kanye, after this guy insulted and threatened her life and waited by herself for him to get there, so he could defend her "honor"?

245 days ago
85.

Barbarascy    

It's hard to know what is real when you are talking about anything having to do with the Kardashian's. I think it's odd how this all started with the drama queen herself. Nonetheless if this kid is saying racist things to people he can get used to getting his ass whooped up. What Kanye did was not right and I don't care for him that much either. But when you call anybody those types of things you better be able to back it up. He's lucky as hell he didn't wind up in the hospital or worse.

245 days ago
86.

Sbryce    

Don't talk disrespectful to peoples wife's,he got what he deserved

245 days ago
87.

Ferndog68    

He's gonna get paid $$$$

245 days ago
88.

Black Adam    

That "boy" looks like a long lost Kardashian.

245 days ago
89.

Patti    

see I would go straight to trial....I would much rather see him in jail then receiving a check from his sorry a s s....he deserves to go to jail...and Kim should be held accountable for accessory to this attack...if she felts o threatened...call the cops B i o t c h

245 days ago
90.

Dina    

He looks like Kourtney's "model" one night stand.

245 days ago
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