Hospitalized Kanye West on Suicide Watch: 'He Is Paranoid & Hallucinating'

Kanye West Hospitalized Suicide Watch
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Nov. 22 2016, Updated 2:21 p.m. ET

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Kanye West's bizarre breakdown is much more serious than mere exhaustion, can exclusively report.

The erratic rapper is on suicide watch after being rushed to the hospital yesterday afternoon in Los Angeles, sources have revealed to

In addition, treatment professionals placed West, 39, under a 5150 psychiatrist hold once firemen transported him to medical care.

According to California law, a 5150 occurs when a "person, as a result of a mental health disorder, is a danger to others or to himself."

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"He was crazy and delusional," an insider told "He is having hallucinations, and is paranoid."

The father of two, who hadn't slept in days, was "screaming" that people were trying to kill him.

As previously reported, LAPD officers responded to a "medical emergency" at 1:20 pm pst yesterday.

West's behavior in recent days has been shocking, even for the typically outlandish entertainer.

He blew up on stage over the weekend, blaming friends Jay Z and Beyonce for "hurting" him, before canceling the remainder of his tour.

His wife Kim Kardashian, 36, immediately rushed to his side after flying to New York with plans to attend a gala honoring her late father, Robert Kardashian.

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