Kanye West: 8 Things to Know About His Hospitalization
Kim Kardashian has definitely been having a rough couple of months. A man tried to kiss her butt at fashion week, then she was robbed in Paris not long afterwards. After being tied up and having a lot of her jewelry stolen, she is now back in the United States. However, she now has to help her husband, Kanye West who was recently hospitalized. So what exactly happened? Here are eight things to know about his hospitalization.
1. He ranted about Beyoncé and Jay Z right before his breakdown
The rapper was performing in Inglewood, Calif. when he fired a few shocking shots at his beloved friends. Apparently he believed that the “Lemonade” singer has it out for him. He addressed this by going on a rant mid-concert.
Beyoncé, I was hurt, because I heard that you said you wouldn’t perform unless you won Video of the Year over me and over “Hotline Bling.” In my opinion, ‘Now, don’t go trying to diss Beyoncé. She is great. Taylor Swift is great.’ We are all great people. We are all people. But, sometimes, we be playing the politics too much and forgetting who we are, just to win.
He then continued to give a message to Jay Z, “Call me, brah, you still ain’t call me. Jay Z, I know you got killas, please don’t send them at my head. Just call me. Talk to me like a man.”
This is definitely a turn of events considering he was really close to the famous couple for years. But this is only the latest of many weird outbursts from him. Kanye angered many fans a few days before when he said “I didn’t vote but if I did, I would have voted for Trump.”
2. He was handcuffed in the ambulance when he was hospitalized
On November 21 cops arrived for a wellness check on Kanye, according to TMZ. He reportedly was “acting erratically” at his trainer’s home at the time. Paramedics were called to the scene but Kanye refused to go to the hospital. He was handcuffed to the gurney and taken anyways, which is protocol. He is now staying at the UCLA Medical Center.
3. He reportedly has temporary psychosis from sleep and water deprivation
The explanation given for his hospitalization by his doctor is a temporary psychosis from lack of sleep and water, according to TMZ. His health is in such a bad state that he canceled the rest of his tour which includes 21 concerts. This will be paid for thanks to his insurance policy.
4. He reportedly has battled paranoia and depression for a while now
It seems like the rapper has “been dealing with these issues for a long time” and is “profoundly depressed and paranoid” according to US Weekly. He also reportedly thought his doctors were “out to get him” and was refusing to let them touch him at first.
5. He had nightmares about Kim’s robbery
The traumatic event has reportedly been tough on the reality star’s husband. “He’s been shaken up ever since the robbery in Paris. It did a number on him as much as Kim,” an insider told US Weekly. “The mere thought that anything could happen to her sent him in a tailspin. He wasn’t sleeping and he was having nightmares about it.”
6. Kim flew to LA and is staying by his side
The reality star was set to make an appearance at the Angel Ball, which was honoring her father. She however, flew back the night of Kanye’s breakdown. She has reportedly been very attentive throughout this whole ordeal. “Kim has been amazing,” a source told US Weekly. “She knew he couldn’t keep going the way he was. She has been by his side through all of this, helping to feed him and lying by his side.”
7. His hospital release has been delayed
According to TMZ, he was set to be released from the hospital to his personal doctor on November 28. However, that date has been delayed due to him not being stable enough.
8. He was released on November 30
The rapper might have had to stay a few extra days, but he was released from the hospital on November 30. His tour is still canceled and it seems like it will take some time to recover from exhaustion. “He’s exhausted. He’s just really tired,” Kris Jenner told Extra. “He’s had a grueling tour and it’s been a grind, so he just needs to rest.”
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