Report: Kanye West hospitalized for ‘psychiatric evaluation’

(Photo Credit: MGN Online/David Shankbone)

(Photo Credit: MGN Online/David Shankbone)

LOS ANGELES, California — Things have taken a serious turn in the most recent Kanye West saga: the rapper is reportedly in a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, according to TMZ.

Police officers allegedly responded to a call for a welfare check on West earlier this afternoon, but he wasn’t home, the website said.  When paramedics arrived, they ended up locating West before taking him to UCLA Medical Center.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ that West had to be restrained, and did not want to go. Severe sleep deprivation is allegedly one of the things doctors are considering  about West’s condition.

The hospitalization comes fresh off Monday’s news that the Grammy-winning artist had canceled the remained of his Saint Pablo Tour after bashing Beyonce and Jay-Z at his last concert.

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