January 13, 2014 8:59 pm -

ht_kanye_west_kab_140113_16x9_992Kanye West may be in trouble with the law after a confrontation in Beverly Hills where Kim Kardashian was allegedly the object of a racial slur.

According to a source close to Kardashian, a man called the reality TV star a “n—– lover” and hurled obscenities at her. Kardashian, who was en route to a meeting at that time in Beverly Hills, was left “shaken,” the source said.

Meanwhile, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department, West, 36, is a suspect in a misdemeanor battery that also occurred in Beverly Hills. According to TMZ, the rapper punched the man who harassed the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star.

The source told ABC News that the confrontation began as a young man tried to help Kardashian into the building, and called the photographers racial and homophobic slurs. When Kardashian told him that language was inappropriate, the source said he turned on her

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.