Kanye West Compares Paparazzi Woes To Civil Rights | Webpronews

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Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/06/kanye-paparazzi-civil-rights_n_5654270.html?xid=rss-topheadlines

Kanye West’s Crazy Deposition In Paparazzo Case – Business Insider

They followed him into LAX, got in his face, and pushed him too far. Finally Kanye shoved one of them . If theres one thing paparazzi love more than getting paid for pictures they take, its suing people who finally snap and get physical with them. Thus Kanye West finds himself in the middle of giving a deposition in the civil case against him after the shoving incident. But it was some of Kanyes colorful comments in the course of that deposition that caught the attention of fans and gossip rags. Kanye was fed up with the photographers lawyer, Nate Goldberg.
Source: http://www.webpronews.com/kanye-west-compares-paparazzi-woes-to-civil-rights-2014-08

Kanye West Keeps It Real in Deposition, Proclaims Himself ‘Smartest Celebrity’ – Celebrity Justice

“I’m in the business of trying to make dope [expletive] for the world.” West added. “You’re in the business of representing scums and trying to make as much money as long as there’s this lapse in the law.” GALLERY: Celebrity Mugshots Later on, Goldberg brings up the rapper’s anti-paparazzi anthem “Flashing Lights,” and quotes a line that reads: “Till I get flashed by the paparazzi, damn, these [expletive] got me.” “You have to ask for a hall pass. You can’t just say the ‘N’ word around me,” West said. “It offends me because you’re a white person saying [expletive].” West goes on to reference a time in which the racial slur was used against people like his parents in the ’60s. Asked if he equates black people’s struggles in the past to celebrities struggles nowadays, West said, “Yes, 100.” “I equate it to discrimination. I equate it to inequalities,” he said.
Source: http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2014/08/06/Kanye-West-disses-Britney-Spears-in-paparazzi-attack-deposition/8981407336505/

Kanye West deposition in paparazzi attack is released – UPI.com

‘I’m in the business of trying to make dope s**t’ In the transcript, West makes it clear that he doesn’t exactly hold the legal profession in especially high regard. “I’m in the business of trying to make dope s**t for the world,” he tells the plaintiff’s attorney. “You’re in the business of representing scums and trying to make as much money as long as there’s this lapse in the law.” When the attorney quotes lyrics from one of West’s songs that include the “n” word, West interrupts with a warning. “You have to ask for a hall pass. You can’t just say the ‘n’ word around me.
Source: http://blogs.findlaw.com/celebrity_justice/2014/08/kanye-west-keeps-it-real-in-deposition-proclaims-himself-smartest-celebrity.html

Kanye West compares celebrities to Civil Rights pioneers | Page Six

I mean in the 60s people used to hold up Die Ner signs when my parents were in the sit-ins also, West said. The alleged victims attorney, Nate Goldberg, flat out asks West if he equates the historic struggle of African-Americans in America to celebrities in present day? Yes, 100 I equate it to discrimination. I equate it to inequalities, said Kim Kardashian s husband. We, as a group of minorities here in L.A., as celebrities have to ban together to influence guys like thisguys trying to take the picture, guys trying to get the big win, guys trying to get the check. Goldberg also grilled the rapper about his famous song about the shutterbugs, Flashing Lights. He goes on to quote a line, Till I get flashed by the paparazzi, damn, these nas got me. West becomes offended by the lawyers language. You have to ask for a hall pass, said West.
Source: http://pagesix.com/2014/08/06/kanye-west-compares-celebrities-to-civil-rights-pioneers/

I’m notBritney Spears.” Things were off to a solid start when Nate Goldberg, an attorney for photographer Daniel Ramos, asked West where he’s from and the rapper sarcastically replied, “Earth.” It only went downhill from there. When Goldberg grilled West on his song”Flashing Lights,” about paparazzi, the attorney quoted the lyric, “Till I get flashed by the paparazzi, damn, these n—-s got me.” visit site West immediately interrupted the questioning, saying, “You have to ask for a hall pass. You can’t just say the ‘n’ word around me. It offends me because you’re a white person saying ‘n—-.'” West explained that he seesthe struggle of blacks in the past the same as celebrities today, saying, “I equate it to discrimination. I equate it to inequalities …We, as group of minorities here in L.A., as celebrities have to ban together to influence guys like this guys trying to take the picture, guys trying to get the big win, guys trying to get the check. West then personally attacked Goldberg, exclaiming, “I’m in the business of trying to make dope s— for the world.
Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/kanye-wests-crazy-deposition-in-paparazzo-case-2014-8

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