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Another Lawsuit: Kanye West Sued By Photographer In Viral Phone Tossing Incident– Claims She Was Traumatized & Humiliated

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Kanye West is being sued by photographer Nichol Lechmanik who he was seen reportedly taking a phone from before tossing it in January.

While Kanye West has fallen back out of the spotlight and focused on his new marriage and being a father the lawsuits are still coming in. Recently GAP sued the fashion designer over allegations he altered an office the brand rented for their Yeezy Gap collaboration. GAP is on the hook as it leased the building but wants West to cough up $2M to cover the damages”. According to TMZ, a woman who had an encounter with Kanye in January is now suing him.

In January Ye was leaving his kid’s basketball game when he noticed paparazzi following him. He came to a stop on the roadway to control them and ask for privacy reportedly. Nichol Lechmanik claims he was angrily confronting various photographers and she feared he might have a weapon. Allegedly when he confronted Lechmanik he snatched her phone and tossed it across the roadway. Lechmanik’s business partner recorded the whole thing but police still chose not to press chargers. Furthermore, she claims she’s traumatized and humiliated and can’t even return to her job taking photos. Now she’s seeking a big payday for the incident.

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