After a string of in-concert outbursts that culminated in the cancellation of the remainder of his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West entered a Los Angeles hospital on Monday to receive treatment for exhaustion.
According to The New York Times, the rapper “was taken willingly to U.C.L.A. Medical Center for evaluation.”
“He is exhausted and currently dealing with sleep deprivation,” a source tells People. “He went to the hospital at will under the advice of his physician.”
The news follows the Grammy winner’s Instagram binge and his strange rant at a concert in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, during which he called out Beyoncé and Jay Z, among others, and then closed the show early. All of these instances have lead fans to speculate whether the 39-year-old is experiencing some kind of mental breakdown.
“It’s nothing like that,” a source told People shortly after he canceled his sold-out tour. “He’s just exhausted. He’s been working around the clock on fashion design, both on his own line and the Adidas line. He’s a notorious workaholic, so balancing both that work—which is extremely important to him—and the rigors of the tour every night, it really wore him out.”
On Monday night Kim Kardashian West opted out of her plans to attend the Angel Ball in New York City—her first scheduled public event since she was robbed in Paris—to be by her husband’s side.
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Our thoughts are with West and his family, and we’re hoping for a speedy recovery.