Kanye West Gets Physical With Paparazzi

Rapper's run in with photographers in LA airport could lead to criminal charges.
2:27 | 07/20/13

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There's a line on the new kanye west record where it says go and grab the reporters so i can smash his recorders. He is a man of his word. Check out the new video. That's kanye tangling with paparazzi at the airport in l.A. And it's not the first time. And there's a possible criminal charge. Gio benitez is here with this story. Talk about anger management. Reporter: Good morning to you. A police report has been filed just weeks african ya's latest album debuted at number one on the billboard charts. The incident happened where paparazzi tend to lurk, at the los angeles airport. This morning, kanye is done talking to paparazzi. Instead, cameras swarm him friday afternoon, he goes off. Trying to get me in trouble. Reporter: Watch as an unidentified photographer captured his wrath, after a flight at l.A.X. The camera goes blank. But other cameras snap photos of the dramatic confrontation. Kanye appears to put the paparazzo in a head lock. He made it clear he after kanye. Reporter: Now, watch again, from the perspective of another photographer. Come on, kanye. I don't want to fight with you. Reporter: The alleged victim asking questions when kanye told him not to. Kanye apparently tries to wrestle the camera out of the paparazzo's hand. The photographer was asking kanye about this incident last week. When kanye issued a stern warning to a tmz photographer, aimed at all paparazzi. I don't want to hear paparazzi talk to me. He is aggressive with cameras. He think hess can dictate, you know, who can say what to him in public areas. And you know, it's frightening. Reporter: After this week's incident -- paramedics and police rushed to the scene. The fact of the matter is, somebody's going to get hurt. And that's the bottom line. Reporter: And when abc news asked police about rumored criminal charges, we were told the incident is still under investigation. And you know, some people say that that photographer provoked kanye. Yeah. He's definitely -- the question is whether that's enough to warrant going after him. Did he cross the line there? Exactly. Thanks, gio. Coming up on the broadcast,

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