Family reveals Kanye West has serious bipolar episode …after declaring presidential run
Kanye West is ‘in the middle of a serious bipolar episode’, leaving his superstar family ‘very concerned’.
The rapper, 43, is said to have sparked concern after announcing his decision to run for president via Twitter at the weekend and taking part in a controversial Forbes interview on Wednesday.
In the piece, Kanye slammed Planned Parenthood as an organization run by ‘white supremacists to do the Devil’s work’, drawing widespread criticism online.
TMZ claims the father-of-four suffers from a serious bipolar episode around once a year, resulting in his decision-making being impacted.
The site reports: ‘Kanye announced he’s running for president via Twitter over the weekend, and also did a rambling interview with Forbes … which drew harsh criticism, confusion and concern.
‘Our sources say his family and those close to him are worried, but they believe things will stabilize as they have in the past.
‘The problem here, is that Kanye’s proclamations are causing problems.’
The musician’s Forbes interview saw him drop his support for Trump, reveal his political party is called The Birthday Party and discuss anti-vaccination views.’
In 2018, Kanye revealed he was not taking medication for bipolar because it ‘stifles his creativity,’ a year after his diagnosis.
The performer told David Letterman that he feels discriminated against because of his mental health issues.