Los Angeles: US singer Kanye West has been shifted to hospital after an emergency services call, the sources have revealed.
The police sources revealed that they had received a disturbance call yesterday afternoon but the name of the singer had not been mentioned.
The emergency was later identified as a medical incident, the police said.
Moreover, Los Angeles Fire Department’s spokesman said that an unidentified man was shifted to hospital for further assessment.
The spokesperson added that an adult male described as medically stable was taken to an area hospital for further assessment.
The officers had been responding to a medical welfare call and the decision to hospitalize West was for his own health and safety, citing multiple authorities familiar with the case.
Gossip website TMZ said that Kanye West had been taken to nearby hospital for psychiatric evaluation and was seeking treatment for severe sleep deprivation.
Neither West nor his representatives have made an official statement about the incident.
Before news broke of Kanye’s hospital entry, Kim Kardashian’s mother, Kris Jenner spoke to media about the singer’s reasons for cancelling his shows.
“He’s too tired, he’s just really tired. He’s had a grueling tour and it’s been a grind so he just needs some rest”, she told US TV show Extra.