As we reported, Kanye West announced on the Fourth of July that he is running for president.
Afterward, Kanye interviewed with Forbes and he opened up about his stance on politics. Among other things, Kanye said he no longer supported Trump, he’s running as part of a new party called the “Birthday Party,” and he wants to run the White House like Wakanda. He also stated he had coronavirus in February.
Now gossip site TMZ is reporting that Ye is having a bipolar episode. They report that “Those around him are concerned it has impacted his decision-making and some of the things he’s said in the last week. Our Kanye sources tell us, he suffers a serious bout with his bipolar disorder, usually once a year … and our sources say Kanye’s in the midst of one now.”
The outlet also adds, “His family and those close to him are worried, but they believe things will stabilize as they have in the past. The problem here, we’re told — Kanye’s proclamations are causing problems.”
TMZ lastly points out that Kanye has previously said that he doesn’t take his bipolar medication “because it stifles his creativity.”