911 Call From Kanye West's Mental Breakdown Revealed: 'Don't Let Him Get Any Weapons'
The call was placed by "concierge physician" Dr. Michael Farzam.
The 911 call made by Kanye West’s personal physician after the rapper suffered an apparent mental breakdown at his Los Angeles home on November 21 has been released.
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The 911 dispatcher told Dr. Michael Farzam: “Don't let him get any weapons or anything like that.”
The doctor also requested police backup, saying: “I'm just calling from my cell phone to request if we can have the police back-up because I don't think the paramedics, y'know... I think, he's definitely going to need to be hospitalized.”
According to reports, the doctor told 911 he needed help for a "male with mental illness." To protect the “Famous” rapper’s identity, the doctor identified him as Jim Jones.
The dispatcher told the doctor: “If anything changes, if he does become physically combative between now and when police and/or paramedics get there, call us back immediately.”
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West was taken to UCLA Medical Center where he spent the last nine under observation. He was reportedly released Wednesday and according to sources is at home "getting some rest."
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