Kanye West Discloses he had Mental health Struggles, Admits Suicidal Thoughts

Kanye West

American rapper and philanthropist, Kanye west has recently admitted that he had thoughts of being suicidal and other mental challenges in the past, even when Kim and the kids were still living with him.



The billionare rapper, 44, made this shocking revelation to his colleague, Kid Cudi, while speaking in his new Netflix documentary, ‘Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy’, adding that the he experience the challenges most, during a recording session in 2018. Ye said:


“Even me when I already had the house and the wife and the kids and the plaques, I would still have moments where I felt suicidal, would still have moments where I’m addicted to Percocets and don’t even realise it; you know what I’m saying?”


The Yeezy boss also revealed in 2018 he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, while he was hospitalized with exhaustion and sleep deprivation in 2016.




Clarence ‘Coodie’ Simmons, the director of the new three-part documentary explained it was “difficult” to watch the father-of-four go through his struggles so publicly. Coodie said:



“It was difficult watching Kanye on TV knowing he had issues with his mental health. “They were calling him crazy, but to me it seemed like he was crying out for help. In the past, Kanye might have rubbed folks the wrong way, but for the first time it felt like he really lost the people.”




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