KANYE WEST HOSPITALISED | Kanye West has been hospitalised following an emergency services call, media reports say.


The Los Angeles police department confirmed it responded to a report of disturbance but the incident was deemed a “medical emergency”.A fire department spokesman said: “At 1.20pm the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an unspecified medical aid request in the 900 block of North Laurel Avenue.

“An adult male described as medically stable was taken to an area hospital for assessment.”

The New York Times spoke to a representative of West, who said he was taken willingly to UCLA Medical Center for evaluation. The episode was first reported by NBC News. Reports in US media suggested he was suffering from sleep deprivation.West’s mother-in-law, Kris Jenner, said he was “exhausted” after a “gruelling tour”.

She spoke to reporters at the Angel Ball in New York shortly before news broke about her son-in-law’s reported hospital treatment.Addressing why West had cancelled his tour, Jenner told US TV show Extra: “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.”