Kanye West Arrested After SNL

Kanye West was arrested yesterday at the Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of vandalism.

At the American Airlines terminal, a still photographer was attempting to capture images of Kanye. Our man on the scene claims that Kanye confronted the photographer and slammed his camera to the ground.

The rapper allegedly got into a fight with a photographer, breaking or damaging the latter’s expensive camera when he smashed it.

Dave Chappelle: Why Was Kanye West Arrested After SNL?

Kanye West was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of vandalism. 

Kanye’s arrest was because he allegedly got into a fight with a photographer and smashed the expensive camera into the ground. The broken camera was worth $10,000.

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Kanye West smashed a photographer’s camera (Source: TMZ)

News website TMZ was there to record the incident. Kanye can be seen snatching the camera away from the photographer while wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and having his bodyguard/road manager in red. 

Where Is Kanye West Now?

The news regarding the whereabouts of the rapper Kanye West hasn’t been revealed since he was arrested.

According to reports, West’s tour manager was also detained during the incident. It’s believed that the two were released yesterday after posting a $20,000 bail.

When Kanye discovered that the cameraman had recorded the incident, he yelled and rushed over to give him the tape.

It appears that Kanye gets the lighting element, and Don Crowley, the bodyguard, gets the camera. Kanye and Crowley both smash the light and the camera to the ground.

Also Read: Kanye West Net Worth: Music Career & Lifestyle

The bodyguard then approaches Erik, the cameraman, and wrestles the camera away, breaking it in the process.

Dave Chappelle’s ‘SNL’ Opening Monologue Addresses Kanye West 

On Saturday Night Live, Dave Chappelle’s opening monologue discussed Donald Trump, the midterm elections, and Kanye “Ye” West’s antisemitic remarks.

The comedian opened by reciting a statement that he claimed to have written. “I reject antisemitism in all of its manifestations.

“And that, Kanye, is how you buy yourself some time,” he continued, “and I stand with my friends in the Jewish community.”

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Dave Chappelle in SNL (Source: YouTube)

Chappelle focused a large portion of his set on West, attacking the rapper and businessman for believing he was untouchable until Adidas, among other partners, fired him due to a string of antisemitic comments on social media.

Ironically, he claimed, Nazis founded Adidas, and even they were offended.

Chappelle also touched on the controversy surrounding Kyrie Irving, who was recently suspended from the Brooklyn Nets for a minimum of five games after sharing a link to the antisemitic documentary Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America.

Isaiah Lee Was Also Arrested During The Show: What Happened?

Isaiah Lee, who attacked Dave at the Hollywood Bowl, was also arrested.

The man accused of stabbing comedian Dave Chappelle onstage at the Hollywood Bowl has reportedly been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his roommate at a transitional housing facility in December, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

According to the prosecution, Lee was identified and apprehended in the initial attack partly because of the publicity that followed the Chappelle incident.

A message was left asking a lawyer representing Lee for comment but did not receive a prompt response from the county public defender’s office.

On May 3, Lee was arrested for allegedly rushing the stage and tackling Chappelle during his stand-up performance at the Hollywood Bowl.

Also Read: Is Dave Chapelle SNL Arrested? What Did He Do And Where Is He Now?

City Attorney Mike Feuer said in a video statement announcing the charges that the alleged assault had to have consequences and that his office takes protecting public safety seriously and will vigorously pursue this case.

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