Kanye West has reportedly fired all of his staff in an epic postshow rage.
The controversial rapper is said to have had a “massive meltdown” after his Yeezy Season 4 fashion show in October, where pretty much everyone — from the overheated models to the sweaty, disgruntled editors — had an unpleasant experience. “He had his agent fire all 30 of his staff after the fashion show and got rid of his phone so people can only contact him via email,” an insider told “Page Six.” “He had a nervous breakdown after the show, and that’s what triggered it all.”
A source close to the star insists that while Kanye, 39, wasn’t happy with the event, he “didn’t have a nervous breakdown.”
“Some people got let go, and there was a reorganization of others who he moved back to the music side of things. He’s a grownup,” adds the insider. He was reflective and disappointed about how things went. He took stock in what people were saying, and he was disappointed. But he’s more determined than ever to get that stuff right. And as far as throwing away his cellphone? If he did, then it’s not the first time. He always does that.”
The dad of two has barely gotten a break since the Yeezy Season 4 debacle. On Sunday night, he abruptly ended his concert at the Meadows Music and Arts Festival after finding out his wife, Kim Kardashian, had been robbed at gunpoint in a Paris apartment. So it has been quite an eventful few weeks for West.
Kanye was set to perform in Philadelphia and Detroit this week, but on Tuesday, LiveNation announced that those shows were postponed until December. The Saint Pablo Tour will resume the rest of its schedule on Friday in Chicago.