Law enforcement and paramedics in Los Angeles are reporting that they responded to a call from friends of Kanye West, who were worried about his welfare. At first, they did not find him at his home, but later decided it would be better to hospitalize him for psychiatric evaluation.

Kanye West may be suffering from psychiatric problems

According to a report by TMZ, the singer and fashion designer refused to check in voluntarily to a hospital and, the health and police responders handcuffed the distraught celebrity, in order to transport him to UCLA medical facilities for further evaluation.

Kanye West has reportedly been acting strangely in the last few days, cancelling the remaining of his tour and giving bizarre speeches. He spoke about politics and the music industry, citing dissatisfaction and exhaustion as the motive behind the cancellation of his Saint Pable tour.

Bizarre speeches and polemic

Unidentified sources close to the star says he is suffering from sleeping deprivation. The celebrity is notoriously known for being a workaholic and is very dedicated to his career. He was lately criticized and booed for declaring his support for president-elect Donald Trump. He also generated polemic when he accused the singer Beyonce and Jay-Z for blackmailing the VMA's and demanded to win the "video of the year" award.

He was also competing for the same award this year, public backlash unfolded upon the bizarre accusations. MTV got involved and issued a public release saying the allegations had no truth in it.

His wife, Kim Kardashian is avoiding polemic and is not with him tonight

The wife of the troubled star, Kim Kardashian, known as an avid social media user, has been absent from her social media accounts lately, and fans of both stars are speculating rather there are some problems between the couple, leaving many wondering about the well-being of the couple. She is in NYC this evening attending the Denise Rich's Angel Ball (supporting cancer research), where her father, the late entertainment lawyer, Robert kardashian, will be honoured.