A Fan Sued Kanye West After He Allegedly Received A Punch Rather Than An Autograph

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Back in 2022, one of Kanye West’s fans approached him for an autograph in the streets of Los Angeles, but the simple request ended with one of them getting sued. Sadly, what the alleged victim met was too hot to handle. The star-struck man got something from the rapper, but it was definitely not an autograph.

Kanye West Loses Cool Over A Fan’s Autograph Request

On Jan. 13, 2022, Justin Poplawski, who knew his onions when it came to photography, reached out to Kanye West in public for an autograph. This was not the first time he had engaged with the rapper, but it turned out to be the last — most likely.

Justin claimed they were around SoHo Warehouse in DTLA when Kanye flared up at his request. First, the rapper warned him about an imminent beating. He appeared enraged, citing his divorce from Kim Kardashian before adding that he would make the photographer a scapegoat.

But before Justin could do anything, Kanye had hit him two times, leaving him with serious wounds. Amid the injuries he had caused, the rapper allegedly continued to shout at his team.

Kanye West Sued For Punching Fan

The Blast says that Justin and his wife, Tiffany Marshall, are accusing the rapper of a long list of crimes. This includes “physically assault, harm, batter, and injure Poplawski, with the intent of committing such assault, harm, battery, and injury, when, without limitation, [Ye] unlawfully and intentionally struck him.

Physically and violently attacked and battered him; and repeatedly struck him while he was defenseless and in fear for his safety, causing Plaintiff to sustain damages.” Nothing has been reported of what they want in terms of damages. But the couple filed a joint suit against Kanye.

In 2022, a viral video showed Kanye yelling at everyone around him. It was dark, yet he moved around unsettled. In the clip, a man was sprawled on the floor while another woman tried to calm things down by asking Kanye for his hand.

Despite the speculations the news gathered, there was insufficient evidence to charge the rapper with any crime. But if the court decides to move on with the current situation, there might be a case to report.

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