US rapper and producer, Kanye West, has filed a lawsuit against an insurance company and demanding $10m from them as they do not believe his mental breakdown last year was real.
Recall that Kanye pretty much broke down during a concert on his Saint Pablo tour in November 2016 where he ranted about JAY-Z and what-not.
That episode was followed by the cancellation of the entire tour and a week at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Center where he was treated for exhaustion.
Now, Kanye was expecting to receive a multi-million dollar claim as a result of the cancelled tour, having made payments running into hundreds of thousands of dollars according to court documents filed against syndicates of the insurance company, Lloyd’s.
However, the Chicago rapper has yet to receive a cent of the claim and has accused the insurers of making him to go at great length to prove his mental breakdown back in November 2016 was legitimate.
An excerpt of Kanye’s filing states, ‘Nor have they provided anything approaching a coherent explanation about why they have not paid, or any indication if they will ever pay or even make a coverage decision, implying that Kanye’s use of marijuana may provide them with a basis to deny the claim and retain the hundreds of thousands of dollars in insurance premiums.’
Along with that, Kanye says he has remained under full time care and supervision of the doctor at the hospital, who swore in a testimony that Yeezy could not tour because of a ‘debilitating medical condition.’