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Getting attacked by Kanye West reportedly worth $250K

Getting attacked by Kanye West reportedly worth $250K

KANYE SETTLES?: The rapper, seen here looking unimpressed in France, has reportedly settled with a teen he is accused of assaulting. Photo: WENN

Rapper Kanye West has reportedly reached a financial settlement with a man he is accused of attacking for bad-mouthing his fiancée Kim Kardashian earlier this month.

The “Stronger” hitmaker is currently under police investigation following the alleged clash, which reportedly took place outside a Los Angeles medical center on Jan. 13.

The teen, who has not been identified, recently skipped a scheduled follow-up interview with Beverly Hills authorities and now it appears he has reached an agreement with West not to press charges.

PHOTOS: 13 pictures of Kanye West looking angry

According to TMZ.com, the two parties struck a deal worth more than $250,000.

However, West’s legal problems are not over – police chiefs have yet to decide whether to formally charge him with battery. And the rapper still faces charges in another alleged assault against a photographer.

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