Earlier today, rapper Kanye West was charged with criminal battery and attempted grand theft for allegedly attacking a paparrazzo at LAX on July 19.
Kanye went off on the photog … who dared to speak with him as he left the airport. The photog went to the hospital and has filed a lawsuit. The photog hired Gloria Allred, who has said the attack left her client badly injured.
Just days before the attack Kanye issued multiple warnings to the paparazzi NOT to speak to him.
If convicted of both misdemeanors … Kanye faces a maximum of 1 year in jail.
The “YEEZUS” rapper will be arraigned October 10th.
Lamar Odom was also charged today as well following his recent DUI arrest in L.A.