LISTEN to The 9-1-1 Call of Kanye West's "Psychiatric Emergency"!
This dude needs HELP! Kanye's doctor is the person who called police, and he warned authorities that Kanye, aka Jim Jones, had become violent. He also mentioned a "temporary psychosis." TMZ reports:
Law enforcement sources tells us, the call came in as a male with mental illness. Dr. Michael Farzam said his patient's name was "Jim Jones, 39 years old, 5'8", 175 lbs ... suffers from temporary psychosis due to sleep deprivation and dehydration."
The report goes on to say Dr. Farzam told police Kanye had attempted to assault a staff member at the gym.
Yesterday afternoon, Kanye left his home and went over to his trainer's home where he was reportedly acting "erratically." Someone called the authorities, and according to TMZ, the 9-1-1 call dispatched to the Los Angeles Fire Department, confirms it was a mental health situation.
The dispatcher characterized the situation as a "psychiatric emergency." When help arrived, Kanye was reportedly handcuffed to a gurney and he was transported to UCLA medical center in west L.A. Here's Kanye's trainer Harley Pasternak after the incident: