Kanye West is suffering from a serious bipolar disorder, according to the source of TMZ. A source close to West says that Ye's family is concerned that his condition affected his decision-making, including the things he said last week about running for U.S. presidency. The source told TMZ that he has a bipolar episode usually once a year. 

Does Kanye West suffer from bipolar disorder?
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Kim Kardashian West is distressed

According to the source of People, Kim Kardashian West is in Los Angeles with their four kids and has been worried about her husband, Kanye West.

A source close to Kanye West stated to People that Kim is concerned as well as her family. Kim is in distress because Kanye's behavior is unpredictable. "The episodes usually last for a few weeks, and then things go back to normal. Kim hopes it will be the same this time," the source added.


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Family and friends are worried about West's condition

Family and people who are close to Kanye West are worried, as reported by TMZ. However, his loved ones believe that things will stabilize soon. As per TMZ, the problem is that West's proclamations cause problems. 

Kanye West's previous interviews about mental health

In October 2018, Kanye West showed up on TMZ Live and said he was not taking his medication. He previously stated that he doesn't take medication because it restrains his creativity.

In the cover story of Kim Kardashian West in the year 2019 foVogue, Kardashian said that Ye had accepted his bipolar disorder. However, the rapper chose not to treat his disorder with pharmaceuticals.

Kim Kardashian said Ye does not want to take medication as his option because he feels that it changes him. She added that they reached a 'pretty good place" with Ye's mental condition.

"It is an emotional process, for sure," Kardashian said. Ye's wife explained that everything was calm at that time, but they still feel episodes coming. However, they know how to handle the situation. 

Meanwhile, last year, during West's interview with David Letterman on My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, the rapper spoke about what it's like when experiencing "episode." "When you're in this state, you're hyper-paranoid about everything," Ye stated.

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Ye's earlier decision

Over the weekend, Kanye West announced via Twitter that he is running for president. The rapper also had his interview with Forbes that fired up harsh criticism, concern, and confusion. 

Kanye West's audio-interview with Forbes made people doubt, especially when he announced that he would run as part of a new party called the "Birthday Party," dumped the president, Donald Trump, and slammed Biden. Apart from his statement, Kanye West claimed that he had COVID-19, and he also pushed the anti-vaxx narrative and talked about God. 

In his interview, Ye also addressed his mental health and said, "You know I was out there, ended up in the hospital, and people called me crazy. I'm not crazy."