Kanye West called his hospitalization for a mental breakdown "the scariest moment" of his life. The celebrated rapper, who has been on a bizarre Twitter tirade for days since returning to the platform earlier in April, shared his fears with Charlamagne tha God in a nearly two-hour-long interview posted on Tuesday. "I wanna point out that the moment you're in the hospital bed and you're next to your friend and you're like 'don't let this person leave (my) side and they put you inside of an elevator and take your friends away from you ... that was the scariest moment of my life," West described. "I thought I was going to get killed," he continued. Kanye West drags John Legend into Trump tweetstorm West was hospitalized in November 2016 for sever sleep deprivation after a string of erratic behavior. He was then placed under psychiatric evaluation at UCLA Medical Center before being released a week later. The breakdown … [Read more...] about Kanye West details factors leading up to mental breakdown, says he feared doctors would kill him
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The plastic surgeon who operated on Kanye West's mom the day before she died is warning the rapper not to use his photo on an upcoming album. Dr. Jan Adams penned a cease & desist letter to West thanking him for the offer of a cover tribute but saying it wouldn't be appropriate, a copy of the open letter obtained by TheBlast.com said. The doctor said if West wants to make a gesture of forgiveness - as he said in a recent Twitter post - he should feature the person Adams believes is the one responsible for Donda West's death in November 2007 at age 58. He identified that person as West's cousin. Kanye West wants album cover to feature late mom's surgeon "Perhaps you should put your cousin's picture on your next album. Don't put my picture out there and claim you are about love. Love deals with the truth," he wrote. Adams quoted a Los Angeles County Deputy Coroner as saying West's relative Stephan Scoggins was tasked with being Donda's primary caregiver during her recovery … [Read more...] about Kanye West’s mom’s doctor says rapper’s not allowed to use his photo on album cover
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West weren't always on the same page about their newest child's name. Before they settled on calling their daughter Chicago, Kardashian says West wanted to name the baby after his late mother Donda. "He really wanted his mother's name, and I love that name, too, but I just wasn't sure," Kardashian said on an episode of "Ellen" set to air Monday. "It's so much to live up to." West's mother died in 2007, one day after undergoing cosmetic surgery. Kim Kardashian: Tristan Thompson cheating on Khloé is 'f---d up' Kardashian said she initially wanted to go with a one-syllable name for their third child like they did with their first two kids, North and Saint. She told host Ellen DeGeneres that she liked the name "Jo" after her maternal grandmother Mary Jo, as well as the name Grace. But they decided to go with Chicago, naming her after the city that West hails from. "I just felt Chicago was … [Read more...] about Kanye West wanted to name third child Donda after his late mother, Kim Kardashian reveals
Kanye West's admiration for gun control activist Emma Gonzalez isn't mutual. Just days after West declared himself fully aboard the Donald Trump train, the rapper took to Twitter to praise Gonzalez as his "hero." my hero Emma Gonzalez pic.twitter.com/aSdFmraenU— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 29, 2018 "My hero Emma Gonzalez," he wrote Saturday night, before sharing a photo of his freshly-shaved head that he wrote was "inspired by Emma." inspired by Emma pic.twitter.com/TiZMthLK92— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 29, 2018 Gonzalez, 18, quickly responded with a tweet of her own that mimicked the wording of West's note, but expressed admiration for James Shaw Jr., the man who helped end the Tennessee Waffle House shooting. Kanye West wants album cover to feature late mom's surgeon "My hero James Shaw Jr.," she wrote alongside a photo of Shaw and his young daughter. … [Read more...] about Kanye West tweets to ‘hero’ Emma Gonzalez — who tweets her own praise for Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr.
Kanye West was not ignored on late night TV after the candid rapper voiced his support for President Trump on Twitter. The “Famous” artist’s name was dropped during nearly every show Wednesday night — and no host was a fan of West’s outright support of the POTUS. “Some breaking news from the sunken place,” Trevor Noah, the host of “The Daily Show,” announced. “Kanye is the same guy who says George Bush hates black people... but he’s the same guy who loves Trump?” he questioned. Kanye West thinks Trump is his 'brother,' shows off MAGA hat “I think Kanye West just realized he’s too rich not to be Republican.” West tweeted on Wednesday: “You don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't make me not love him.” “We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don't agree with everything anyone … [Read more...] about Late night hosts skewer Kanye West’s pro-Trump tweets: ‘He’s too rich not to be Republican’