West settles after clash in waiting room

Los Angeles - Rapper Kanye West has agreed to pay $250 000 to a man he allegedly beat up in the waiting room of a Beverley Hills chiropractor, celebrity website reported on Tuesday.

The report said that in exchange for the payment, the man has agreed to drop a criminal case against the rap mogul - though the district attorney could still decide to press charges.

Kanye West and his fiancee, Kim Kardashian. File picture: Charles Platiau. Credit: Reuters

The incident occurred earlier this month when the alleged victim hurled racial epithets at West's fiancee, Kim Kardashian.

According to the report, the man had originally demanded a sum in the high six figures in return for dropping the lawsuit. - Sapa-dpa