Kanye West

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Kanye West at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival
Kanye West is a rapper who said in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster: 'George Bush doesn't care about black people.' He didn't vote for anyone in the US presidential election on 8 November 2016 Shortly after the election, Kanye said in a concert in San Jose that if he would have voted, it would have been for Donald Trump. This drew the ire of many of his fans, who booed. He is thinking about running for president in 2020.[1][2]

On 22 November 2016, Kanye's doctor placed him on a 5150 involuntary psychiatric hold.[3][4][5] He was hancuffed to a gurney and taken to a hospital after his doctor told police that he 'attempted to assault a staff member at a gym'.[4]


  1. Jayme Deerwester (18 November 2016). 'Kanye West: "I would have voted for Trump — if I voted"'. usatoday.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  2. Matt Keller (18 November 2016). 'Kanye West angers concert fans with rant about race and Donald Trump'. abc7news.com. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  3. Joshua Haigh (24 November 2016). 'Kanye West's office left in disarray as the rapper remains in hospital over Thanksgiving'. mirror.co.uk. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 ['TMZ: Kanye West Had "Temporary Psychosis"' thedailybeast.com. 22 November 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  5. 'You're Not Crazy, The System Is: Restoring Firearm Rights After A 5150 Hold.' calgunlawyers.com. 11 September 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2016.