A new year, new lawsuit time, but not for Kanye West. It appears that an alleged beat down that went down a little over a week ago, won’t end up in court. TMZ reports that the 18-year-old who Kanye allegedly beat the breaks off in a chiropractor’s waiting wants one thing and it isn’t to show up in front of a judge.
Reportedly, his camp has approached the rapper, asking for a large sum of money to settle the case without criminal prosecution. Sources connected with the case say his lawyer called Kanye’s expressing the desire to strike a civil settlement. He does NOT want to go through a public trial. As reported Kanye’s fiancee Kim Kardashian claims that the young man began yelling all types of racial slurs. Eye witnesses say that Kanye showed up and unleashed on him punching him several times.
Neither Kanye nor Kim have released an official statement about the incident. Both are currently in Paris, enjoying Paris Fashion Week.