Kanye, Manager Get 50 Hours Community Service Over Airport Dust Up
Â Kanye West received some good today (October 23) when a court commissioner dismissed criminal charges against the Chicago rapper.
West and his road manager Don Crawley were arrested on September 11 as they attempted to board a flight to Hawaii.
The pair were hit with the criminal charges after they pair broke a still camera and a video camera in the melee with the photographers.
The case was dismissed today, because West and Crawley settled reached civil settlements with the two photographers.
West must complete 50 hours of community service in exchange for the misdemeanor charges being dropped from the rapper’s record.
West and Crawley also completed 12 hours of anger management counseling as well.
In related news, director Spike Jonze revealed the source that leaked West’s dark, 14-minute short film We Were Once a Fairytale.
Jonze told the New York Times that the flick, which was supposed to be sold on iTunes, was leaked from the post-production facility.
The flick spread across the Internet when it was linked from West’s popular KanyeWest.com website.
“I think he was like,'Oh, it’s out. I’ll link to it,'” Jonze said.