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Kanye West Gets Out of Speeding Violation With Just a Warning

Kanye West performs at the Way Out West festival on August 13, 2011 in Gothenburg, Sweden.Carl Bjorklund /
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Kanye West was apparently in a hurry to get home to his newly knocked up ladyfriend early this morning -- TMZ reports that he left the Chateau Marmont in a hurry, speeding off past drivers and, unfortunately, past cops.

But when officers pulled him over, he apparently charmed them into giving him just a warning. Because, you know, that's what cops do.

We'd like to imagine that the exchange began something like this:

"Officer, Imma let you finish, but..."