Kanye West In Deposition: ‘i’m Not Britney Spears’ – Time

The deposition transcript, which was acquired by TMZ, reveals that West had some unkind words for Daniel Ramos, a paparazzo who sued the rapper. In the deposition, West is recording saying, “I’m the smartest celebrity you’ve ever fucking dealt with. I’m not Britney Spears,” and, “I mean in the ’60s people used to hold up ‘Die N****r’ signs when my parents were in the sit-ins also.” Ramos’ lawyer asks West if he believes the celebrity struggle is equivalent to that of blacks in the 60s, to which he responds “Yes, 100… I equate it to discrimination. I equate it to inequalities.” The deposition transcript then reveals that West believes celebrities are a minority group discriminated against by paparazzi. Rightfully still holding on to his notion that “I make dope shit,” West explains to Ramos’s lawyer that “I’m in the business of trying to make dope shit for the world.
Source: http://gawker.com/kanye-west-declares-himself-smarter-than-britney-spears-1617045346

Kanye West Compares Paparazzi Woes to Civil Rights | WebProNews

Didier BaverelWireImage West told a lawyer he lives on “Earth” Kanye West told lawyer during a deposition hes the smartest celebrity youve ever f***ing dealt with, according to a transcript acquired by TMZ. Im not Britney Spears, West added. The transcript is part of a case in which West is accused of getting rough with a photographer and breaking his camera. Im in the business of trying to make dope s**t for the world, West reportedly told the photographers lawyer. Youre in the business of representing scums and trying to make as much money as long as theres this lapse in the law. When the lawyer asked West where he lives, West responded: Earth.
Source: http://time.com/3086744/kayne-west-deposition/

Kanye West Declares, Under Oath, That He’s Smarter Than Britney Spears

Miley Cyrus who said it? According to documents, Kim Kardashian’s husband also compared his fight with the paparazzi to the civil rights movement when he was asked about his song “Flashing Lights.” When Goldberg recited a line, which used the n-word, West interrupted and said Goldberg needed to “ask for a hall pass” in order to use the word around him. “It offends me because you’re a white person saying n—a,” West said. PHOTOS: Celeb meltdowns and scandals “I mean in the ’60s people used to hold up ‘Die N—-r’ signs when my parents were in the sit-ins also,” the rapper continued. When Goldberg asked if he was relating to the struggles of blacks in the past and celebrities today, he replied: “Yes, 100I equate it to discrimination.
Source: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/kanye-west-compares-pap-fight-to-civil-rights-movement-in-deposition-201468

Outside Lands review: Kanye West, Kacey Musgraves help kick off festival – ContraCostaTimes.com

Yet, officers were able to confiscate many of the counterfeits and word of the situation seemed to spread fairly quickly around the park. Also, the weather — always a major concern in that part of San Francisco — behaved fairly well. It was slightly cold in spots, slightly warm in others. But most of the veteran Outside Lands attendees have learned by now to dress in layers. The many food and drink booths were buzzing throughout visit the site the day, as hungry/thirsty fans sampled tasty goods from many local restaurants and companies.
Source: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_26306514/outside-lands-review-kanye-west-kacey-musgraves-help

Kanye West Compares Pap Fight to Civil Rights Movement in Deposition – Us Weekly

He told him so in no uncertain terms. Im in the business of trying to make dope st for the world. Youre in the business of representing scums and trying to make as much money as long as theres this lapse in the law, Kanye told him. But things really turned strange when the same lawyer started a discussion about one of Kanyes songs, which included the n-word. Goldberg read the line from the song, including fully pronouncing nier. Kanye took exception to Goldbergs reading. It offends me because youre a white person saying na, he said.
Source: http://www.webpronews.com/kanye-west-compares-paparazzi-woes-to-civil-rights-2014-08

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