Just hours after cancelling all the remaining dates of the Saint Pablo Tour, Kanye West has now been hospitalized. As first reported by NBC, West was taken to the UCLA Medical Center “for his own health and safety” after suffering some kind of exhaustion-related breakdown.
The New York Times went on to report that the call was placed by Kanye’s doctor, and that he was “taken willingly” to the hospital. A further report from celebrity news outlet TMZ said that a source close to the situation said that he was “acting erratically” and that his behavior was related to extreme sleep deprivation.
This caps off what has been an incredibly trying couple of days for Kanye. He ignited a firestorm of controversy after showering his support for Donald Trump during a concert last Thursday, which was followed by a show on Saturday he cut short after 30 minutes and a violent rant that hit at everyone from Beyoncé to Hillary Clinton.
We will update this story as any new information comes to light. In the meantime, here’s how some Reddit users are showing their support:
In other music news, The Weeknd has shared the first of what appears to be a mysterious countdown video. Watch it right here.
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