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On Friday, Kanye West was arrested for allegedly assaulting a photographer, which led to a cut on the snapper’s nose. He was subsequently released without being charged.
Since, he’s taken to his official blog to talk about the paparazzi. He says that he wants laws in place to protect his personal space. He said that photographers should have to ask before taking his picture as that would be common courtesy. He said that the paparazzi are above the law and will do whatever it takes to get the money shot.
He says, “HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED…WHEN I LEFT THE CLUB, I WAS ENCOUNTERED BY A THIRSTY PAPARAZZI AS USUAL. HE FELT HE HAD MORE RIGHTS TO MY SPACE THAN ME, SO I PUT MY HAND UP TO PREVENT HIM FROM TAKING MY IMAGE. I DIDN’T ASSAULT HIM BUT MERELY PUTTING MY HAND UP TO COVER HIS LENS. MY SECURITY YELLED, “GET THE CAMERA OFF HIM.” I GUESS IN ALL THE COMMOTION THE CAMERA SCRAPED HIS NOSE.”
He’s right in the fact that celebrities should have a right to their own space, but he was also in a public place, so all bets are off.
What do you think?