Kanye West had another run-in with the paparazzi and instead of going haywire, the G.O.O.D. Music cult leader was a lot more friendly. Mr. West spoke with the paps about his recent LAX altercation, citing his grandmother being close to death for reasoning, and even praised them for helping him and Kim Kardashian be influential.

Continue on to watch what Yeezus had to say.

“We’re in this together. You guys help me influence. You help with the family. You help Kim’s power and everything. So I’m not tryna fucking get at you guys in any type of negative way. I would prefer that we just have a decent relationship.”