Kanye West and Kim Kardashian caught in airport security flap

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Authorities say Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were allowed to bypass security at New York's Kennedy International Airport.

A Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman says West and Kardashian had arrived Tuesday on an international flight and an airline employee escorted them through a non-public area so they could catch another plane.

That's a violation of security protocols. West and Kardashian were screened privately, and their flight left after a delay of nearly an hour.

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