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Kanye West Is Under Investigation For Criminal Battery

Kanye West Is Under Investigation For Alleged Criminal Battery

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: Kanye West attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Centre for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Kanye West has been named a suspect in an alleged criminal battery case, Variety reports. According to the publication, the incident occurred around 3 a.m. outside of Soho Warehouse in downtown Los Angeles on 13 Jan.

Details regarding the incident are still pretty scarce, but according to TMZ, who was the first to report the news, the 44-year-old rapper allegedly pushed and punched a male fan. Kanye was not arrested, but the incident is currently being investigated as a misdemeanour battery, which carries a maximum jail sentence of 6 months.

On Wednesday, Kanye was confirmed as a headliner at Coachella 2022, along with Harry Styles and Billie Eilish. As of now, he's still scheduled to perform. We will continue to follow this story as it develops.

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