Kanye West Handcuffed & Hospitalised For Psychiatric Evaluation
22 November 2016, 10:16
Get well soon 'Ye.
Kanye West has reportedly been hospitalised for psychiatric evaluation in LA.
Emergency services responded to a disturbance call on Monday night and the rapper was taken to UCLA Medical Center after “acting erratically” at the home of his trainer Harley Pasternak.
"At 13:20 Pacific Time, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an unspecified medical aid request," a spokesperson for the service told The BBC.
"An adult male described as medically stable was taken to an area hospital for further assessment."
According to TMZ, Kanye was handcuffed during transport to the hospital as part of standard protocol.
They claim Kanye is being held for psychiatric evaluation, while other reports are suggesting the ‘Famous’ rapper is being examined for severe sleep deprivation.
"He is exhausted and currently dealing with sleep deprivation,” a source told People Magazine.
"He went to the hospital at will under the advice of his physician. He's fine."
Before news broke of Kanye being taken to hospital, Kris Jenner revealed the reasons for him cancelling the rest of his US Saint Pablo tour.
"He's exhausted, he's just really tired. He's had a gruelling tour and it's been a grind so he just needs some rest," she told US TV show Extra.
Kanye West has yet to officially release a statement about the situation.
Meanwhile, Kanye West has sparked controversy over recent days for pledging his support for Donald Trump, as well as calling out Beyonce, Jay Z, Drake and more.