Kanye West has been taken to UCLA Medical Center for psychiatric evaluation.
According to law enforcement sources … cops responded to a call for a welfare check on Kanye around 1:20 PM PT. He wasn’t at his home at the time. We’re told paramedics also responded and ended up transporting Kanye to the hospital by ambulance.
Sources connected to Kanye tell us he was getting checked out by one of his doctors for severe sleep deprivation when someone — possibly the physician — decided he needed to be admitted.
Law enforcement sources tell us Kanye did not want to go, and was restrained when he was transported.
The hospitalization comes on the heels of Kanye abruptly cancelling the remainder of his Saint Pablo Tour, and launching into a verbal attack on Jay Z and Beyonce.
Over the weekend, Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was rushed to an Atlanta hospital after being found face down in her bathtub in her home. Now it is being reported that the 21-year-old is brain dead.
According to reports, she has “lost oxygen to her brain for too long.”
While details are slowing emerging, her father, Bobby Brown, has issued a statement asking that the public respect their privacy during this tough time. Continue reading
Lil Wayne made an emergency landing in Texas after suffering seizure-like symptoms on a private jet … A source close to Weezy — real name Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. — tells us, right after the plane touched down … the rapper was transported to a local hospital to get treatment on Thursday afternoon. We’re told Wayne was at the hospital for several hours … he checked out around 6 PM local time. The exact diagnosis was a migraine and severe dehydration — we’re told Wayne is “doing better.”