Kanye West Explains Recent Fight, Reveals He Was Upset Over Kim Kardashian Drama

Kanye West is setting the record straight. Recently, the 44-year-old sat down with Jason Lee of Hollywood Unlocked to discuss just a handful of the reasons he’s been making headlines as of late, including a street fight with a fan, his new music, and his ongoing separation from his wife – SKIMS founder and reality TV star, Kim Kardashian.

Footage from the night when Ye allegedly shoved a fan has been circulating around the internet, and in it, we see a woman – said to be the rapper’s cousin – attempting to calm him down. “Get away from me,” he yells at her outside a downtown Los Angeles club at 3 AM. “I am your family, give me your hand,” she sternly responds as the rapper tries to keep his distance.

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When reflecting back on the tense moment with Lee, the Yeezy creator explained, “she would not get away from me,” speaking on his cousin. While the family drama was going down, an alleged autograph-seeker approached West and was reportedly knocked to the ground by him shortly after. 

“Why did he just do that?” a bystander recording the altercation can be heard asking. “Imma just tell you, that blue COVID mask didn’t stop that knockout,” the Atlanta-born recording artist told Lee during their chat. 

Defending his actions, the “Ultralight Beam” hitmaker said, “it’s 3 AM in front of the warehouse! I’m saying, you don’t know what I’m dealing with, right?” West then told the host that the fan who approached him “had a real attitude,” and was “just like, ‘what you gon’ do.'”

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