Kanye West’s life is in turmoil after he was reportedly hospitalized on Nov. 21. Within the last few days, the rapper stormed off stage, cancelled a Los Angeles gig and pulled the plug on his ‘Saint Pablo’ tour. Here’s a timeline of all the drama.
Kanye West, 39, was taken to UCLA Medical Center for psychiatric evaluation on Nov. 21, shortly after cops responded to a medical welfare call, according to TMZ. Leading up to his hospitalization, the “Famous” rapper stormed off stage, skipped a rescheduled gig at the Forum and cancelled the remainder of his high-grossing Saint Pablo tour. To help break it town, we’ve compiled a timeline of the drama leading up to this point.
Saturday, Nov. 19th
10pm PST: Kanye arrives 90 minutes late for his sold-out concert in Sacramento.
10:20pm PST: After a few songs, Kanye goes on a 20-minute rant about Beyonce, Jay Z, Hillary Clinton, Mark Zuckerberg, the radio and MTV. He drops the microphone and makes his exit to a loud roar of “booes.”
10:30pm PST: Backstage at Kanye’s concert, a source described the scene as “wild, crazy, like nothing I have ever seen before, Kanye was losing it big time.”
11pm PST: Kanye stops his limo to take a selfie with a fan while on the way to the airport.
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11:20pm PST: Kanye flies in a private jet from Sacramento to Van Nuys. A source on the plane says again, “He was still going crazy, I could look into his eyes and feel his pain.”
Sunday, Nov. 20
Kanye’s condition continues to worsen.
Yeezy cancels the remainder of his Saint Pablo tour. His rep confirmed the news with a statement, revealing, “Tickets will be fully refunded at point of purchase.”
Monday, Nov. 21
8am EST: Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian flies from Los Angeles to New York City.
12pm EST: Kim lands in the Big Apple for her first big red carpet event since her Paris robbery.
4:20pm EST: Kanye has a breakdown and is taken to UCLA Medical Center, before being placed on a 5150 hold. He is reportedly suffering from “temporary psychosis” caused by sleep deprivation and dehydration.
5pm EST: Kim learns about Kanye’s hospitalization, then cancels her Angel Ball appearance and rushes back to the airport in New Jersey.
8pm EST: Kim jumps on a plane in New Jersey and heads back to LA.
Tuesday, Nov. 22
1:30am EST: Kim lands in LA and presumably rushes to be by Kanye’s side.
12pm EST: Khloe & Kourtney Kardashian remain in NYC and take meetings with Tommy Hilfiger.
We will continue to update you on the latest as any new developments are revealed.
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