Kanye Is Under Police Investigation for Misdemeanor Assault

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Kanye West attends the Diesel Black Gold fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal on September 10, 2013 in New York City.
Kanye West attends the Diesel Black Gold fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal on September 10, 2013 in New York City. Photo: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images

TMZ has the unconfirmed play-by-play, but briefly: a bystander allegedly started screaming obscenities and racial slurs at Kim, and Kanye stepped in to defend her. The Beverly Hills Police Department confirms that Kanye is the subject of a follow-up investigation for misdemeanor battery charges. We've been here before.