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According to various news outlets, Kanye West has been admitted to an L.A. hospital for his “own health and safety.” Details about Mr. West’s condition remain sketchy, but sources tell TMZ he is being held for “psychiatric evaluation.”

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A source familiar with the case said Los Angeles police responded to a medical welfare call about 1:20 p.m. (4:20 p.m. ET). No criminal activity was involved; the decision to hospitalize West was for his own health and safety, the sources said. (via NBC)

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 placed in handcuffs when he was transported. (via TMZ)

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