In the video, Ye can be heard yelling “Get away from me” at a woman who is trying to calm him down.
Kanye West is under fire for allegedly punching an autograph seeker during a raging meltdown on South Santa Fe Avenue and Bay Street in downtown Los Angeles outside the Soho Warehouse. Police are now investigating Ye in connection with the incident. In one video, the man attacked by Ye can be seen on the street while Ye yells at those around him.
In the video, Ye can be heard yelling “Get away from me” at a woman who is trying to calm him down. The woman says “I’m your family” as an angry Ye, 44, storms off. TMZ reported that the woman is Yes’s cousin. What triggered the attack is still unclear.
The rapper was reportedly named as a suspect in a battery report taken by the LAPD’s Newton Division on Thursday, Jan. 13. Earlier in the evening, Ye was reportedly at Delilah in West Hollywood with Julia Fox. While Fox stayed at the club, Ye left the West Hollywood venue.
In a similar incident just days ago, “Savage Love” singer Jason Derulo reportedly assaulted two men in the lobby of a Las Vegas casino on Jan. 4, one of whom called him “Usher” and “F** k you b**” exclaimed. *h’ at him. In one video, the 32-year-old singer can be seen lunging at the men at the Aria Resort and Casino as he descends from an escalator. A voice from the crowd is heard saying, “Ayo, why did you hit him, mate?”, after which another person shouts “Hey Usher, f**k you b***h,” referring to another recording artist called Usher.
It’s not clear if the man really mistook Derulo for Usher or just pointed out the resemblance of the two stars. However, the insult angered Derulo, who jumped over a safety rope and punched the man. At this point, bodyguards and others attempted to intervene. Derulo also attacked another man and engaged in a brawl on the ground as people tried to tear the two apart. The man who took the video can be heard yelling, “WTF! Don’t touch my boy!”
A separate video posted by a user to his Instagram Stories shows Derulo being taken away in handcuffs, but it’s unclear if the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has filed charges against him. The singer was then removed from the property and issued a trespassing charge, according to TMZ. The men who were attacked suffered facial wounds but did not require hospitalization.