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Kanye West Beat Up A Guy Who Called Kim Kardashian A 'N****r Lover' [UPDATED]

Kanye and Kim. Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images
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Kanye West beat someone up today in a Beverly Hills chiropractor's office for calling Kim Kardashian a "nigger lover."

The information obtained by TMZ sounds pretty dramatic: the power couple were being surrounded by paparazzi as they visited the chiropractor. An 18-year-old man in the building, referencing the swarming paps, reportedly told Kardashian, "Fuck these faggot-ass niggers." When Kardashian chided him for using a racial slur, the man apparently shrieked, "Fuck you bitch. Just trying to help you. Shut up nigger lover, stupid slut."

Kim was heated, and Kanye sprang into action. West followed the man into the office and began punching the man until the pair were restrained by a massage therapist. According to witnesses, Kim was yelling "We have it all on tape."

A spokesperson for the Beverly Hills Police Department told LAist that there was indeed a "misdemeanor battery altercation" that occurred at the chiropractor's office at 8820 Wilshire Blvd. The spokesperson went on to say that West was named as the suspect by both the victim and several witnesses and that he left the scene before police arrived. TMZ is reporting that the man who yelled the racial slur wants to press charges against West. A press release from the BVPD said that the investigation is ongoing. We're just hoping the tape Kim was talking about is able to see the light of day.

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UPDATE 1/14: Well, a video has surfaced, but it's not the one we were hoping for. TMZ has footage of the 18-year-old man who allegedly hurled racial slurs at Kardashian. He can only be seen in the last few seconds of the video saying to Kardashian, "They're wack, dude. You gotta deal with that every day, or what?"

He then scampers into the office, where he apparently spouted the racist comments. Kardashian is also planning to file a police report against the teen, claiming that he threatened to kill her.

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